[FoRK] The upside of global warming and ocean level rise
gstock at nexcerpt.com
Fri May 18 15:26:20 PDT 2012
On 5/18/12 6:10 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> Snakes can't swim, right? ... please tell me they can't.
You mean, can they swim all around Florida -- like this?
"It was hoped that saltwater would naturally hinder
pythons' ability to expand their range beyond the
Everglades," said lead researcher Kristen Hart, a
USGS ecologist. "Unfortunately, our results suggest
saltwater alone cannot act as a reliable barrier to
the Everglades python population."
Read more here:
In fact, all snakes ~can~ swim, and most do so routinely.
Also, many are remarkably good at climbing trees. Enjoy.
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