Wednesday July 26, 2023

Sacramento Bee

There’s a possible rise of invasive animals in California, as the state continues to face consequences from downpours that plagued the state last winter and spring.

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services issued an announcement Friday about a potential surge in invasive species due to storm-related flooding. Invasive species, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are animals and other living organisms that are thriving in areas where they don’t naturally live.

These species can cause harm to humans, the economy or the environment. This includes degrading or displacing current habitats, competing with native wildlife or threatening biodiversity.

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