African Rock Python

This 10-foot long African Python killed a 60-pound husky in SW Miami-Dade County on August 30. (Source: Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission)

New South Fla. Threat: Invasive Rock Pythons

State biologists are concerned about another species of python, establishing itself in Florida. The African rock python is considered more aggressive than the Burmese pythons and can grow to 16 feet.

12/20/2013

This 10-foot long African Python killed a 60-pound husky in SW Miami-Dade County on August 30. (Source: Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission)

Officials On Snake Survey For Dangerous & Invasive Rock Pythons

South Florida is already dealing with a Burmese python invasion in the Everglades and now state biologists are concerned that the aggressive rock python might be the latest invasive species to become established in the Everglades and elsewhere in South Florida.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

Python captured in Palmetto Bay on Nov. 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Giant Pythons Create Problems In Southwest Dade

West Kendall resident Frank Arbelaez still cringes when he thinks about Halloween night 2012. He said what he saw happen to his Yorkie on the bank of the canal behind his home was traumatizing.

11/05/2013

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House GOP Scoffs At S. Fla. Python Problem

Anyone who has traveled through the Everglades knows that large snakes like the Burmese Python are putting the ecosystem at risk. But an attempt to control the python population is running into the same old partisan gridlock everything else in Washington is hitting.

CBS4–09/14/2011

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