Python bivittatus
Python bivittatus
(Burmese Python)
Reptiles-Snakes
Exotic

21 results for Python bivittatus (Burmese Python)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4730 Python bivittatus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field In 2007, a single male Burmese Python was found with the remains of a radio-collared endangered Key... 16657
4731 Python bivittatus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Burmese Pythons contributed 77% to the mortality of Marsh Rabbits (Sylvilagus palustris)... 35724
4732 Python bivittatus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field An eight year road survey in ENP documented severe declines, up to 99.3%, in observations of... 24016
4733 Python bivittatus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field An adult Burmese Python was found with three White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)... 35718
4734 Python bivittatus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A There is speculation that predation by Burmese pythons could impact native American Crocodile... 37089
4735 Python bivittatus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Over a five year period, at least 25 avian species remains were found in the gut contents of over... 19696
4736 Python bivittatus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Burmese pythons are host to parasitic pentastome (Raillietiella orientalis) in their... 35725
4737 Python bivittatus Human Health Anecdotal N/A The greatest hazard Burmese Pythons pose to humans is when they sprawl across roads where they can... 37090
4738 Python bivittatus Human Health Anecdotal Field Between 2006 and 2012, there were five reported encounters where a Burmese python attacked... 37091
4739 Python bivittatus Harvest Observational N/A The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (2012; FWS) spent $604,656 between 2007-2009 to design... 37092
4740 Python bivittatus Harvest Observational N/A US Fish and Wildlife Service, in partnership with many organizations, has spent more than $6... 37092
4741 Python bivittatus Harvest Observational N/A The National Park Service has spent $317,000 annually on programs dealing with constrictor snake... 37092
4742 Python bivittatus Harvest Observational N/A From 1999-2009, federal and state agencies have spent $1.4 million on Key Largo (Neotoma... 37093
4743 Python bivittatus Harvest Observational N/A A 2019 Everglades Invasive Species Summit presentation on Python Removal Programs states the total... 37094
4744 Python bivittatus Harvest Observational N/A The budget for python control efforts was approved to almost $1 million annually by the South... 37095
4745 Python bivittatus Harvest Observational N/A South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation... 37096
4746 Python bivittatus Harvest Observational N/A Realistic associated costs of Burmese python predation in southern Florida ecosystems were... 37097
4747 Python bivittatus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Burmese Pythons are generalist predators that prey upon everything they can fit into their mouths... 37098
4748 Python bivittatus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field There have been observations of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) eating... 16449
4749 Python bivittatus Food Web Observational N/A Indirect effects of Burmese Python predation may result in trophic cascades that can alter the... 37099
4750 Python bivittatus Human Health Observational Field Extremely high levels of mercury found in pythons coming out of the Everglades make them unsafe to... 35720

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