Discussing the Python's Impact on the Everglades
|Preparing the kayaks at Everglades National Park|
A new study has some shocking news about wildlife in the Everglades. Raccoon and opossum sightings are down by 99 percent. Marsh rabbits and brown bunnies can’t be found at all. Sightings of bobcats, foxes and deer are also way down.
The culprit? Invasive species, like the Burmese Python. We discuss the impacts of invasive species with wildlife biologist Joe Guthrie as he hikes through the deepest, wildest parts of the Everglades.
Click on the "Listen Now" icon above to hear their conversation.
You can see videos and photos of the expedition by clicking HERE.
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