Scientists try bacteria to halt invading cheatgrass in West

Scientists try bacteria to halt invading cheatgrass in West

Experiments are underway in southwest Idaho to determine if soil bacteria can halt the century-long assault of non-native cheatgrass.

Massive 16-foot python caught in Florida after devouring three DEER

Massive 16-foot python caught in Florida after devouring three DEER

A massive Burmese python caught in the Florida Everglades was revealed to have eaten three deer before wildlife officials managed to catch it.

A cat and a lizard face off in a photo montage.

A cat and a lizard face off in a photo montage.

The smooth newt is an invasive species. Pictures: John Beniston

Brenna Kirchhoff I found this article to be really interesting because the newt was sold just as a household put but due to humans releasing the pet into nature or the pet escaping could be detrimental to the environment and any animal who eats the newt.

A horde of feral foxes in New South Wales, Australia, have a night-time feed after a kangaroo cull

Stunning photographs shows feral animals in the wild in Australia

A horde of feral foxes in New South Wales, Australia, have a night-time feed after a kangaroo cull

Varroa mites on honey bee pupae

Mite that could wipe out Australian bees detected in Melbourne

Varroa mites on honey bee pupae

Two turtles with a red stripe on their heads on a green table.

Two turtles with a red stripe on their heads on a green table.

An introduced soft-shelled clam is held in a hand.

An introduced soft-shelled clam is held in a hand.

The yellow crazy ant is considered to be in the top 100 invasive species worldwide.

New outbreak detected of destructive yellow crazy ant

The yellow crazy ant is considered to be in the top 100 invasive species worldwide.

Melon aphids on plant in Kununurra

Menace in the air: How foreign insect 'blow-ins' attack our crops

Melon aphids on plant in Kununurra

New fire ant discovery

New fire ant discovery

A large male toad and a baby

Cane toad's own poison used against them

A large male toad and a baby

vipers smuggled in a shoe box

Nest of vipers slither through customs in a shoebox

A parcel of exotic venomous snakes, giant tarantulas and forest scorpions is detected in a box marked "shoes" at a Melbourne mail room.

cane toad

Although the cane toad has done damage to many Australian species, others like the black-headed python are thriving.

Bactericera cockerelli, nymph cases, nymph and adult

Snapshot of biosecurity outbreaks in Australia

Bactericera cockerelli, nymph cases, nymph and adult

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