The Week in Animal News: Powerful Sea Cucumber Poo, Giant Pythons Invade Florida and More »

Via Scoop.itEarth Island Institute Philippines

Sea cucumbers, one of the more curious species roaming the planet, may hold the key to saving the world’s ocean reefs from devastation: their poo. Meanwhile, invasive giant pythons are having a major impact on wildlife in the Everglades, eight sea lions were found shot to death in Washington, there’s more evidence that insecticides hurt bees (surprise!) and more.