[FoRK] The upside of global warming and ocean level rise

Owen Byrne owen at permafrost.net
Fri May 18 15:20:32 PDT 2012

>From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrophiinae
About sea snakes: "Among this group are species with some of the most potent venoms of all snakes"

On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 03:10:51PM -0700, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> Snakes can't swim, right?  ... please tell me they can't.
> http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-03/pythons-swallow-whole-deer-in-florida-6-million-tab.html?cmpid=otbrn.sustain.story
> "Last October, a snake in the Everglades was found to have swallowed
> a 76-pound (34-kilo) deer. Another specimen was discovered with an
> adult alligator bursting from its insides -- a tooth-and-claw
> encounter neither animal survived."
> "In January, the proceedings of theNational Academy of Sciences
> <http://www.nationalacademies.org/>published a study showing
> "dramatic declines" of mammal populations in southern Florida --
> raccoon, opossum, bobcat, deer and rabbit -- all believed to have
> become snake food."
> P.S.
> http://geology.com/sea-level-rise/florida.shtml
> the worst part is that global warming won't even drown snakeland
> first, it seems.
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