Bird-slaying snakes ravage island forests too: study

A new study from an ISU scientists shows the indirect impacts invasive species can have in an ecosystem. The study focused on the brown treesnake, whose introduction to the forests of Guam has led to difficulties for local tree species to reproduce.

Bird-slaying snakes ravage island forests too: study

A non-native snake species that has already wiped out most of Guam's tree-dwelling birds is also decimating the Pacific island's forests, researchers said Wednesday.

Wed 8 Mar 17 from Phys.org

Invasive snakes threaten forests on Pacific island of Guam

The Brown tree snakes that have almost wiped out bird populations on Guam may also be damaging its tropical forests.

Wed 8 Mar 17 from BBC News

The invasive snakes on Guam are indirectly killing the forest

No part of the ecosystem is exempt

Mon 13 Mar 17 from ZME Science

Bird-Eating Snakes Are Ravaging This Island's Forests

The brown tree snake has already drastically eliminated birds on the island of Guam, but a new study suggests that is environmental impact is even greater than that.

Wed 8 Mar 17 from Discovery News

Scientist Details the Indirect Effects of an Invasive Species in Guam

A new study from an ISU scientists shows the indirect impacts invasive species can have in an ecosystem. The study focused on the brown treesnake, whose introduction to the forests of Guam has ...

Wed 8 Mar 17 from Newswise

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