Florida Keys News
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Fighting the invasion on the front lines
Pythons inching southward, scientist on edge

Jim Duquesnel walks into the hardwood hammock just off County Road 905 in the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge and peers into a wooden snake trap.

It's empty.

Next, the U.S. Geological Survey biologist continues up and down three rows containing some 24 traps. He looks inside each one. They're empty too.

If Duquesnel we...

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