Invasions of the Brown Tree Snake

  • Published 2005


Around 1950, populations of the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) were introduced on Guam, a previously snake-free island. This introduction was the result of post-World War II traffic carrying military materials from the South Pacific region (Savidge 1987; Rodda et al. 1992). It resulted in major ecological changes and the loss of several bird and… (More)


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