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An excerpt from "Swamp Things: Florida's Uninvited Predators" by Burkhard Bliger: "Florida is an Ellis Island for exotic animals... some twelve thousand shipments of wildlife enter the country at the Port of Miami every year... and the state is home to thousands of pet stores, breeders, and animal-research facilities. We're a biological cesspool of introduced life." Article courtesy of thenewyorker.com archives.newyorker.com
Contributed by Taylor Jackson
What?! Such a cute furry animal under the invasive species list in Europe? Yes! Eastern Gray Squirrels, native to North America, after being introduced in the Britain, has replaced the native red squirrels with their skyrocketing population and fast metabolism. #competition
Contributed by Sonam Tenji Sherpa