5 of the most destructive invasive species in the US

Invasive species threaten to lay waste delicate ecosystems and native wildlife across the United States, with insatiable appetites as they sit atop the food chain and breed unchallenged. These species all came to America in different ways: Some were imported as pets or hunting fodder, while others were introduced in ill-conceived bids to help the environment. Now, these destructive species are running amok as government and environmental officials race to tip the scales back to their natural balance – if it’s not too late. With Asia’s “murder hornet,” an aggressive insect capable of wiping out entire bee colonies, landing in the U.S. for first time late last year, here are five other invasive species to know. Click here.

And #1 is Burmese Python…

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