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Those who are not claimed will be fed to Mr. Grazi’s pet ball python, Mr. Clip.
And pythons plague the Everglades, either released intentionally or after Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
By some estimates, half of all things found in grocery stores are made with the fruit of the palm oil plant, a versatile and cheap ingredient that happens to grow best in areas of the world where reticulated pythons thrive.
The invasive Burmese pythons that researchers say have decimated populations of native mammals are believed to be descended from exotic snake breeding facilities in and around Homestead destroyed by Andrew's winds.
Common garter snakes, for example, birth live young, while pythons lay eggs and guard them.
Kass drew on research that had interested him, in Science, in which a molecular biologist at the University of Colorado at Boulder studied how a Burmese python's heart grows dramatically after a very large meal, such as a rabbit.
Kass drew on research that had interested him, in Science, in which a molecular biologist at the University of Colorado at Boulder studied how a Burmese python’s heart grows dramatically after a very large meal, such as a rabbit.
When pythons consume large meals, such as animals larger than them, their heart grows bigger, Kass said.
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