Burmese

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

Python Challenge Not Netting Many Snakes

Over 1,000 people put their name to paper to hunt Burmese pythons in the Everglades, but few have managed to capture or kill the invasive snakes.

CBS Miami–01/25/2013

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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

(Source: Lieutenant Scott Mullin/MDFR) Firefighters hold a giant Burmese python believed to have grown wild in the Everglades. It was found beneath a trailer on a Redland farm.

Dade Firefighters Yank Goat-Eating Giant Python From Trailer

Something weird was happening down on the farm in The Redland south of Miami. Cats and chickens were missing, and then, a goat disappeared. Then, something long and scaly was spotted slipping under a trailer. That’s when the farmers called Miami-Dade Fire Rescue for help.

CBS4–08/01/2011

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