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Infrared imaging leaves invasive pythons nowhere to hide

Phys Orby

The Optical Society

June 7, 2021

For more than 25 years, Burmese pythons have been living and breeding in the Florida Everglades, where they prey on native wildlife and disrupt the region’s delicate ecosystems. A new study shows that infrared cameras could make it easier to spot these invasive snakes in the Florida foliage, providing a new tool in the effort to remove them.

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