Brown Treesnake (image) Rice University Caption The highly invasive brown treesnake wiped out native forest birds on the island of Guam. The effect of the loss of birds is still under investigation. Credit Isaac Chellman Usage Restrictions Credit required Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.