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Associated Press Misinformation

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Posted by: Snakesitter at Mon Jan 30 18:34:56 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Snakesitter ]  
   

Another classic example of the media "reporting" on snakes. This one, however, is truly sad: the authors tie vanishing species in the Everglades to the python issue based solely on the fact both happened at the same time.

news.yahoo.com/pythons-apparently-wiping-everglades-mammals-201541112.html

Wow. If I submitted a paper based on that evidence, I would have gotten an "F" -- and deserved it.
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