Take Two for February 27, 2013

Guam's brown tree snake problem to be solved with air-drop of toxic mice

Brown Tree Snake

Wikipedia

The brown tree snake is currently wreaking havoc on the island of Guam.

The brown tree snake, a mildly venomous non-native serpent, is worrying wildlife officials in Guam.

The snakes have devastated native animal populations on the Pacific making officials there try a novel approach: air-dropping poisoned mice.

We'll speak with Daniel Vice. He's the assistant state director with the USDA Wildlife Services in Guam.


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