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1 8065 Anderson, M. 2006. Python problems in the Park. Impact, The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Magazine 22(1):7.
2 7595 Anonymous. 2005. Reptile news and trivia: beagle sniffs out snakes in the Everglades. Reptiles Magazine 13(11):8.
3 7237 Anonymous. 2005. Reptile news and trivia: feral burms a concern. Reptiles Magazine 13(4):9.
4 8047 Anonymous. 2006. Reptile news and trivia: giant pythons slither their way into Florida. Reptiles Magazine 4(10):9.
5 8623 Anonymous. 2008. As of Jan. 1, 2008 requirements for owning wildlife have changed. Florida Wildlife 61(2):27.
6 9110 Anonymous. 2009. FWC opens python captures to licensed hunters on South Florida WMAs. Florida Wildlife 62(5):38.
7 9135 Anonymous. 2009. FWC update: python control and legislation discussed by FWC. Florida Wildlife 62(6):60.
8 9132 Anonymous. 2009. News & notes: 17-foot python seized from Lakeland home. Florida Wildlife 62(6):12.
9 9107 Anonymous. 2009. Newsbriefs: "python patrol" targets giant snakes of South Florida. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 16:201–202.
10 9108 Anonymous. 2009. Newsbriefs: predatory snakes become prey in the Florida Everglades. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 16:202.
11 9190 Anonymous. 2010. Florida to remain tough on pythons. Florida Wildlife 63(3):11.
12 9297 Anonymous. 2010. FWC update: FWC approves new rules for Burmese pythons. Florida Wildlife 63(5):56.
13 9160 Anonymous. 2010. New Burmese python reporting web page from FWC. ECISMA Newsletter 1(1):5.
14 8878 Austin, J. 2008. Python patrol. Nature Conservancy Magazine 58(3):13.
15 8619 Barker, D. G., and T. M. Barker. 2008. Comments on a flawed herpetological paper and an improper and damaging news release from a government agency. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 43:45–47.
16 9060 Barker, D. G., and T. M. Barker. 2009. On Burmese pythons in the Everglades: questions posed and answered on the issues of pythons in South Florida and in captivity. The Occasional Papers of Vida Preciosa International No. 1, VPI Library, Boerne, Texas, USA. 16pp.
17 9680 Beltz, E. 2006. HerPET-POURRI: academia to the rescue! Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 41:136.
18 9688 Beltz, E. 2007. HerPET-POURRI: released by Hurricane Andrew? Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 42:33.
19 9024 Bilger, B. 2009. The natural world: swamp things. The New Yorker (April 20):80–89.
20 7801 Biondi, J. 2006. Make way for pythons: former pets are colonizing the Everglades. Florida InsideOut (March/April):140, 142, 144.
21 9489 Dorcas, M. E., and J. D. Willson. 2011. Invasive pythons in the United States: ecology of an introduced predator. University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, USA. 156pp.
22 9371 Engeman, R., E. Jacobson, M. L. Avery, and W. E. Meshaka, Jr. 2011. The aggressive invasion of exotic reptiles in Florida with a focus on prominent species: a review. Current Zoology 57:599–612.
23 7271 Ferriter, A. 2005. Snakes, snakes, and puppy dog tails: Lygodium with teeth. Wildland Weeds 8(2):6.
24 7816 Ferriter, A., B. Doren, C. Goodyear, D. Thayer, D. Burch, L. Toth, M. Bodle, J. Lane, D. Schmitz, P. Pratt, S. Snow, and K. Langeland. 2006. Chapter 9: the status of nonindigenous species in the South Florida environment. Pages 9-1–9-102 in 2006 South Florida Environmental Report – Volume I, The South Florida Environment. South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
25 7788 Hardman, C. K. 2005. Invasive snakes in the Everglades–Python Pete–the snake-sniffing puppy. Wildlife Conservation 108(3):16.
26 8684 Harvey, R. G., M. L. Brien, M. S. Cherkiss, M. Dorcas, M. Rochford, R. W. Snow, and F. J. Mazzotti. 2008. Burmese pythons in South Florida: scientific support for invasive species management. University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, IFAS Publication Number WEC-242. 8pp.
27 9136 Jordan, P. 2009. The great South Florida python scare. Playboy 56(11):124–126, 145–149.
28 9178 King, F. W. 2010. Run, flee, the pythons are coming! The Sportman's Gazette 10(1):3, 16–18.
29 9129 Kraus, F. 2007. Using pathway analysis to inform prevention strategies for alien reptiles and amphibians. Pages 94–103 in G. W. Wilmer, W. C. Pitt, and K. A. Fagerstone, editors. Managing vertebrate invasive species: proceedings of an international symposium. USDA/APHIS/WS, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
30 10464 Kucherenko, A., J. E. Herman, E. M. Everham III, and H. Urakawa. 2018. Terrestrial snake environmental DNA accumulation and degradation dynamics and its environmental application. Herpetologica 74:38−49.
31 8307 Lewan, T. 2007. Python patrol plies the 'glades: crews aim to stem voracious non-native species imperiling the fragile ecosystem. Iguana 14(1):58–59.
32 8086 Lotz, M. 2006. Burmese python consumes bobcat in Everglades National Park. Wild Cat News 2(1):25–27.
33 8422 Love, B. 2007. Herpetological queries: serpents non grata. Reptiles Magazine 15(9):12, 14.
34 9271 Marquis, A. L. 2010. A snake in the grass: Burmese pythons are putting a squeeze on the Everglades. National Parks 84(3):1–4.
35 9218 Mauldin, R. E., and P. J. Savarie. 2010. Acetaminophen as an oral toxicant for Nile monitor lizards (Varanus niloticus) and Burmese pythons (Python molurus bivittatus). Wildlife Research 37:215–222.
36 10408 Mazzotti, F. J., M. Rochford, J. Vinci, B. M. Jeffery, J. K. Eckles, C. Dove, and K. P. Sommers. 2016. Implications of the 2013 Python Challenge® for ecology and management of Python molorus bivittatus (Burmese python) in Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 15:63−74.
37 7440 Oberhofer, L., and R. W. Snow. 2005. Disposable pets, unwanted giants: pythons in Everglades National Park. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 85th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 63rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 6–11 July 2005, Tampa, Florida, USA.
38 10183 Piaggio, A. J., R. M. Engeman, M. W. Hopken, J. S. Humphrey, K. L. Keacher, W. E. Bruce, and M. L. Avery. 2014. Detecting an elusive invasive species: a diagnostic PCR to detect Burmese python in Florida waters and an assessment of persistence of environmental DNA. Molecular Ecology Resources 14:374–380.
39 9128 Pitt, W. C., and G. W. Witmer. 2007. Invasive predators: a synthesis of the past, present, and future. Pages 265–293 in A. M. T. Elewa, editor. Predation in organisms: a distinct phenomenon. Springer, Berlin and Heidelberg, Germany.
40 10155 Pittman S. E., K. M. Hart, M. S. Cherkiss, R. W. Snow, I. Fujisaki, B. J. Smith, F. J. Mazzotti, and M. E. Dorcas. 2014. Homing of invasive Burmese pythons in South Florida: evidence for map and compass senses in snakes. Biology Letters 10:20140040.
41 9072 Reed, R. N., and G. H. Rodda. 2009. Giant constrictors: biological and management profiles and an establishment risk assessment for nine large species of pythons, anacondas, and the boa constrictor. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009–1202. 302pp.
42 9697 Reed, R. N., J. D. Willson, G. H. Rodda, and M. E. Dorcas. 2012. Ecological correlates of invasion impact for Burmese pythons in Florida. Integrative Zoology 7:254–270.
43 9369 Reed, R. N., K. M. Hart, G. H. Rodda, F. J. Mazzotti, R. W. Snow, M. Cherkiss, R. Rozar, and S. Goetz. 2011. A field test of attractant traps for invasive Burmese pythons (Python molurus bivittatus) in southern Florida. Wildlilfe Research 38:114−121.
44 7697 Roberts, L. 2006. Alligator vs. python. Florida Wildlife 59(1):47–49.
45 7698 Roberts, L. 2006. Pup sniffs out pythons. Florida Wildlife 59(1):49.
46 10420 Smith, B. J., M. R. Rochford, M. Brien, M. S. Cherkiss, F. J. Mazzotti, and K. M. Hart. 2015. Largest breeding aggregation of Burmese pythons (Python molurus bivittatus) Kuhl 1820 (Squamata: Pythonidae) and implications for potential development of a control tool. IRCF Reptiles and Amphibians 22:16−19.
47 10421 Smith, B. J., M. S. Cherkiss, K. M. Hart, M. R. Rochford, T. H. Selby, R. W. Snow, and F. J. Mazzotti. 2016. Betrayal: radio-tagged Burmese pythons reveal locations of conspecifics in Everglades National Park. Biological Invasions 18:3239−3250.
48 8658 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2008. Injurious wildlife species; review of information concerning constrictor snakes from Python, Boa, and Eunectes genera. Federal Register 73(21):5784–5785.
49 9195 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2010. Draft environmental assessment for listing nine large constrictor snakes as injurious wildlife under the Lacey Act. South Florida Ecological Services Office, Vero Beach, Florida, USA. 47pp.
50 9194 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2010. Rulemaking to list nine constrictor snake species under the Lacey Act. Draft economic analysis. 53pp.
51 9555 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2012. Injurious wildlife species; listing three python and one anaconda species as injurious reptiles. Federal Register 77:3330−3366.
52 9330 Willson, J. D., M. E. Dorcas, and R. W. Snow. 2010. Identifying plausible scenarios for the establishment of invasive Burmese pythons (Python molurus) in southern Florida. Biological Invasions 13:1493−1504.

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