Burmese Python

(Source: pythonchallenge.org/)

Python Challenge Returns To South Florida In 2016

South Florida’s Burmese Python hunt will return after all.

CBS Miami–08/18/2015

Python captured in Shark Valley on July 9th. (Courtesy: USGS)

Exclusive: Huge Python Captured At Shark Valley In Everglades National Park

A giant python captured at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park may be the second largest python ever caught in the State of Florida.

CBS Miami–07/28/2015

(Source: National Park Service)

Wildlife Officials Hunt North African Pythons At Edge Of Everglades

The hunt for an elusive python is on in west Miami-Dade County, where wildlife experts said they are racing against the clock to find the Northern African python before it invades the Everglades.

01/29/2015

A rather large python was pulled from a construction site off SR 826 and NW 72nd Avenue.  (Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue)

“Slithery” Surprise At Construction Site

A slither-y surprise at a South Florida construction site.

10/21/2014

Port St. Lucie Police Department photo.

Massive Python Discovered Eating Neighborhood Cats

Police were called to find the 12-foot-long, 120 pound Burmese python in a bush next to a dead cat.

08/09/2014

The web article that features a Venom Response Team captain in Time Magazine. (Source: Time.com)

Venom Response Team Captain Featured In Time Magazine

A member of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Venom Response Team will be featured on the cover of Time Magazine.

07/17/2014

Large Burmese Pythons are regularly encountered in the Everglades. (Source: National Park Service)

Study: Burmese Pythons Have Incredible Sense Of Direction

South Florida’s Burmese python population explosion may be a bit harder to deal with than originally thought.

CBS Miami–03/19/2014

A possible record-setting python was killed in Miami-Dade County on Tuesday, February 4. (Source: CBS4 Viewer)

Second-Largest Python Killed In Miami-Dade

A giant python found and killed Tuesday is now the second largest python ever caught in the State of Florida.

02/05/2014

A possible record-setting python was killed in Miami-Dade County on Tuesday, February 4. (Source: CBS4 Viewer)

Possible Record-Setting Python Killed In Miami-Dade County

A giant python that was found and killed Tuesday may be the largest python ever caught in the state of Florida.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

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

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