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A field test of attractant traps for invasive Burmese pythons (Python molurus bivittatus) in southern Florida

Figures and Tables

Abstract
Introduction
Methods
Results
Discussion
Acknowledgments
Literature Cited
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Figures

Fig. 1. Location of the Frog Pond study site just east of Everglades National Park, Florida.

Fig. 2. A. Representative python trap with round entrance; chamber for attractant rat visible inside trap under access door. B. View from interior of trap equipped with round one-way entrance. C. View from interior of trap equipped with rectangular one-way entrance; note four independent hinged openings.

Fig. 3. A Burmese python captured in a trap during the experiment.

Tables

Table 1. Characteristics of 16 Burmese pythons (Python molurus bivittatus) captured or observed in the Frog Pond area east of Everglades National Park, Florida, during and immediately after the trap trial.

Table 2. Species composition and number of individuals of non-target vertebrates captured in python traps (all taxa), observed during visual surveys (exclusive of birds), or exposed by disc harrowing in the Frog Pond area east of Everglades National Park, Florida, between 06 August and 24 November 2010.

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