Military waging war on snakes in Guam – with air drops of poisoned mice

“The United States military is waging war in the Pacific on invading jungle snakes – by dropping dead mice stuffed with household headache remedies on them from helicopters.

Stars and Stripes reports on the airborne murine drug-zombie campaign being waged around US bases on the tropical island of Guam. Guam has been plagued since World War II by an invasion of brown tree snakes, which have swarmed through the local jungles eating everything they can catch and wiping out several kinds of bird.”

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