A Sneaky Way of Solving Florida's Python Problem
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 814 , Segment 6
Episode: Gina Haspel and America's Torture History, Cancer-Hunting Dogs, Trapping Pythons
- May 17, 2018 11:00 pm
- 12:08 mins
(Originally aired 2/14/18) Guest: M. Rockwell Parker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, James Madison University How do you catch a 20-foot long, 200-pound, alligator-eatin’ python? Or should you just run? Probably a good idea, but Burmese Pythons are a major problem in the Florida Everglades and they’re really tricky to catch. So a wily biologist named Rocky Parker has a tricky solution he’s hoping will work.