Saturday, December 07, 2013

US aircraft bombard Guam with thousands of mice

 The view on Tumon Bay, Guam (Reuters)
...Attached to small cardboard parachutes, the dead rodents floated down over the forest canopy near Anderson Air Force Base, where they’re expected to attract brown tree snakes looking for an easy meal.

 A Guam brown tree snake (Image from
 As with anything that sounds too good to be true, however, the snakes are in for a rude awakening: Each mouse has been filled with acetaminophen, commonly found in Tylenol, which is deadly to the reptiles even in small doses.

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Gundeck Bob said...

Well, at least they didn't drop a horde of live mice...

texlahoma said...

Bob - And at least they aren't dropping even bigger snakes to eat the brown snakes.

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