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Pythons, Kitties, & Snails, Oh My!: The Everglades

From my Huffington Post blog – Pythons, Kitties, and Snails, Oh My! : Invasive Species Taking Over the Everglades

I remember the first news story I read about pythons in the Everglades. It was accompanied by a photo of a python who had dined on an alligator. Meal time did not end well for either one of them. After getting over my feeling of nausea from seeing a photo of the tail end of an alligator poking out of a torn python, I considered the following questions:

1) How did this python get into the Everglades? (I don’t remember learning about the Pythons of the Everglades when I was a kid. Alligators, yes. Pythons, no.)
2) How is this problem being resolved? What can we do to help?

Continue reading “Pythons, Kitties, and Snails, Oh My! : Invasive Species Taking Over the Everglades” at the Huffington Post…

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Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling based in Tampa Bay, Florida, where she specializes in the treatment of ADD/ADHD. Dr. Sarkis conducts evaluations, testing, diagnosis, and counseling services. She also is a public speaker, consultant, coach, and is a facilitator in collaborative law.