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Knocking a Forest Off Balance

Invasive brown tree snakes have exterminated Guam's native birds, a loss that could affect the ability of some trees to regenerate.

Knocking a Forest Off Balance

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Snake's Impact on Guam Appears to Extend to Flora
Article | One of the most infamous examples of what can happen when a nonnative species is introduced into a new environment involves the brown tree snake -- a voracious, semi-venomous species that in less than 50 years all but destroyed bird life on the northern Pacific island of Guam. Introduced...

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