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New Study Contradicts USGS Python Climate Projections; growing evidence suggest struggling Florida pythons won’t expand north
By Paul Rodarte on November 25, 2012
A new study published in Integrative Zoology examines the impacts of cold temperatures on Burmese pythons. The study, ‘Environmental, physiology and behavior limit the range expansion of invasive Burmese pythons in southeastern USA’ (Jacobson et al. 2012), was prompted by a USGS climate prediction (Reed Rodda 2008) claiming feral Burmese pythons in the Everglades could […]
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By Paul Rodarte on October 5, 2012
USARK is on the way back to Chicago for one of the best reptile shows in the country! NARBC Tinley Park is the best and most sophisticated of the 3 shows promoted by NARBC. They never fail to impress!
By Paul Rodarte on September 25, 2012
On Friday, September 21st, the US House Judiciary Committee finally reported out HR 511. The release was made on the last day before Congress broke for the upcoming elections. HR 511 was actually passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on February 28, 2012, where it had been languishing for months. This bill, if passed as […]
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By Paul Rodarte on September 24, 2012
Come to the Sacramento Reptile Show this weekend Saturday Sept 29th and Sunday Sept 30th. It’s the Biggest Show in NoCal! USARK After-party and Auction Saturday night 5:30-8:30pm. Be there!!!
By Paul Rodarte on September 10, 2012
Come visit with USARK at our booth at NARBC Anaheim, California. There will be thousands of spectacular reptiles & amphibians, as well as some popular celebrity figures. Sat & Sun September 15 & 16 at the Anaheim Convention Center.