Saturday, October 29, 2011

Something Else to Worry About in Florida

As if alligators and hurricanes aren't enough of a problem, we now have the result of people letting their pet snakes go. Giant 16-foot python found in Fla. Everglades - Florida Wires - MiamiHerald.com
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. -- Water management contractors working in the Florida Everglades have captured and killed a giant Burmese python that had just consumed an adult deer.

Scott Hardin, exotic species coordinator for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, says workers found the nearly 16-foot-long snake on Thursday.

The reptile was one of the largest ever found in South Florida.
These are becoming a problem in the Everglades.

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