An EgyptAir flight was forced to divert Monday after a passenger’s hand was bitten by a snake he had smuggled on board. Leer más.
The tropical island Puerto Rico is potentially vulnerable to invasion by some species of exotic snakes; however, until now no established populations had been reported. Here we report and genetically characterize the nascent invasion of Puerto Rico by an exotic constricting snake of the family Boidae (Boa constrictor) using mtDNA and microsatellite data. Leer más.