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Spanish island fights snake invasion

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A Spanish island has summoned world experts to help it stamp out an invasion of white snakes that threaten to eat all its rare lizards, a conservationist said Tuesday. 

Gran Canaria is pictured October 20, 2013

Rangers on Gran Canaria, the biggest of Spain's Canary Islands, have killed thousands of Californian Kingsnakes, which have spawned from pet snakes that slithered into the wild.

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