Article Photos: Most pests sneak into Hawaii with 40 products 1/1

A brown tree snake preserved in liquid sits on the table at a Senate Energy and Environment Committee hearing in Honolulu on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 presided over by Committee Chairman Sen. Mike Gabbard, right. An Agriculture Department official told the committee pests hitchhiking in 40 imported commodities like lettuce and cut flowers account for 90 percent to 95 percent of the pests and potential invasive species entering Hawaii. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)