A Burmese python more than 16 feet in length and tipping the scales at 140 pounds has been captured at Everglades National Park, evidence of the problem park officials face with the spread of these non-native constrictors.
The female snake was captured Monday after a park staffer came upon it while spraying non-native vegetation.
Park officials say that "ma
Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Shenandoah National Park is looking ahead to spring. Superintendent Martha Bogle recently announced that facilities closed during the winter will start to open in March and will continue to open throughout the spring.
Shenandoah's popular and historic lodging debuts at Skyland Resort on March 29th.
While desert-thriving vegetation commonly is thought to love heat, too much heat and reduced precipitation can doom them.