Burmese Python

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

(Source: National Park Service)

It’s One And Done For Everglades Python Challenge

It looks like there won’t be a repeat of the Python Challenge next year. Last January, approximately 1,600 people took part in the hunt for Burmese pythons in the Everglades.

11/18/2013

Jason Leon (left) captured and killed record-setting Burmese python in Miami-Dade.
it measured 18-feet, 8-inches and weighed 128 pounds. (Source: FWC)

Record-Setting Burmese Python Captured In Miami-Dade County

What would you do if you came across the longest Burmese python ever recorded in the state of Florida? A Miami man had to answer that question recently and he decided to catch and kill it.

CBS Miami–05/20/2013

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New Winner Declared In Python Challenge

It took an extra day, but there’s a new winning snake in the state’s 2013 “Python Challenge.”

CBS Miami–02/18/2013

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