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Nonnative Species

WATCH: Exotic Animals Turned Over At Zoo Miami

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.12.2012 | Miami

54 exotic animals headed to Zoo Miami on Saturday, looking for a new home. On the annual Nonnative Pet Amnesty Day, residents who illegally own or...

Pythons, Kitties, and Snails, Oh My! : Invasive Species Taking Over the Everglades

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.30.2012 | Miami
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Invasive species have increased in the Everglades at an alarming rate. Pythons tend to get more headlines, but little guys like the island apple snail and Asiatic clam can cause just as much damage to the ecosystem.