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“Invasive Animal Species”

Aug 28, 2015 11:21 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sir Elton John has just been honored with a namesake crustacean that, in true rock star fashion, has already gotten into trouble.
Jul 31, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Kerry Sheridan, AFP
Florida plant detectives are on the trail of a slippery foe, an invasive African land snail that is wily and potentially infectious.
Jun 23, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The alien-like worm has a mouth in the middle of its belly and can climb trees.
Jun 3, 2015 01:17 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Fear is growing over an incredibly strong invasive fish that can climb on land, live for extended periods outside of water, and choke its predators to death.
May 26, 2015 11:10 AM ET // ABC Science News
Australia's invasive cane toads are tough to kill, so researchers tried making toadsicles: it's humane and effective, they say.
Apr 11, 2015 11:18 AM ET // AFP
Nile lizards, native to Africa, can grow to five feet long and have been known to eat cats and other small pets. Continue reading →
Jan 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
European fire ants, which already are harassing people and pets with their nasty stings, may also be helping to destroy ecosystems as well. Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The crickets have long, spiky legs and are freaking out some homeowners. Continue reading →
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