The snake that ate Guam.


Journal Article

The extermination of the entire avian community on Guam has resulted from the introduced snake, Boiga irregularis, which first appeared in Guam in the late 1940s or early 1950s and probably arrived as a passive stowaway in a military cargo. -from Author

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pimm, SL

Published Date

  • January 1, 1987

Published In

  • Trends in Ecology &Amp; Evolution

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 293 - 295

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0169-5347(87)90080-2

Citation Source

  • Scopus