Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem

Burmese pythons are invading Florida. These enormous snakes are native to Southeast Asia, so when one showed up dead along the side of a Florida highway in 1979, scientists wondered where it Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 597.96/7809759
  • Copyright: 2020


“[A] nod to the affection and respect the researchers have for these reptiles . . .”—The Horn Book Magazine View →


“Messner’s compelling photo-essay gives an inside look at the researchers’ hot, dirty, grueling (and often frustrating) work and offers an extensive bibliography for further research.”—Booklist View →


“[A] fascinating example of field biology . . .”—starred, Kirkus Reviews View →