Neatorama Posts Tagged "invasive species"
Colombia's Weirdest Invasive Species: Hippos

(Photo:Shaun Wallin)The hippopotamus is not native to the Americas. But there are wild hippopotamuses in Colombia.That's because the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar, who died in 1993, brought them to his lavish estate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/02/Colombias-Weirdest-Invasive-Species-Hippos/
Invasion of the Yellow Crazy Ants!...

[http://youtu.be/tmztPktOfzs] (YouTube link) Invasive species are everywhere. The story of the crazy yellow ant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/09/Invasion-of-the-Yellow-Crazy-Ants/
The Python Patrol...

Time was you could buy a Burmese python in Florida...  ...m were freed into the Everglades. Now they are an invasive species that has all but wiped out rabbits, raccoons, bob...  ...lunteers are also being trained in spotting other invasive species that threaten Florida’s ecology. Read about...  ...orida&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/16/The-Python-Patrol/
Islands Fighting Back Against Rats...

Cleaning up the messes we make out of Mother Natur...  ...d, inadvertently introducing rats that ate native species , particularly their eggs. South Georgia Island in...  ...iques.The projects try their best not to hurt the species they're supposed to protect.For one, the rat pois...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Islands-Fighting-Back-Against-Rats/
Monster Goldfish of Lake Tahoe...

Christine Ngai of University of Nevada,...  ...sea monster: gigantic goldfish! While looking for invasive fish species , researchers from the University of Nev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Monster-Gold-Fish-of-Lake-Tahoe/
Battling Invasive Carp with Improvised Weapons

(Video Link) The Peoria Carp Hunters began as...  ...not reducing the numbers of Asian flying carp, an invasive species in the United States, the heroes took more extrem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/07/battling-invasive-carp-with-improvised-weapons/
The Invasive Species Sushi

When he noticed a foreign species of Asian shore crab in his favorite bea...  ...nded seafood chef would do: he made the invasive species into sushi! The dish “kani...  ...has become the signature dish of his “ Invasive Spe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/the-invasive-species-sushi/
Invasive Bugs Eat Invasive Plant

For 50 years, farmers, scientists, and homeowners...  ...rs have looked for a way to get rid of kudzu. The invasive plant native to Japan grows at such an astounding...  ...ows at night to keep it out of the house. Another invasive species should teach us to be careful what we wish for. M...  ...m Megacopta crib...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/04/invasive-bugs-eat-invasive-plant/
One Female Guppy is Enough to Invade an Ecosystem...

How many fish does it take for g...  ...w many fish does it take for guppies to invasively breed its way into dominating an ecosys...  ...released. We know that the vast majority of species introduced to a new habitat in this w...  ...plain the guppy’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/22/one-female-guppy-is-enough-to-invade-an-ecosystem/
Training Sharks to Eat...

Lionfish are pretty, but they belong in the Pa...  ...the Caribbean, so lionfish have become quite the invasive species since they escaped from aquariums ten years ago t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/training-sharks-to-eat/




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