Reptile breeders say python ban will hurt business

Image via National GeographicFlorida Sen. Bill Nelson’s efforts to make it illegal to import and trade nine dangerous snakes, including Burmese pythons, isn’t sitting well with those in the reptile industry.

Nelson introduced the bill to target pythons, later adding species of anacondas and boa constrictors the U.S. Geological Survey considers dangerous. The bill’s intent, he has said, is to protect U.S. wildlife and natural resources, as well as to address the concern over pet snakes being released in the Everglades.

But reptile breeders and sellers argue that the bill will severely impact their business.

Read full story HERE.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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One Response to Reptile breeders say python ban will hurt business

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