South Florida’s Burmese python population explosion may be a bit harder to deal with than originally thought.
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.
The largest gator to have ever appeared in South Florida has made its way back to common waters, just in time for Art Basel.
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.
America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
Drought conditions will not worry tourists wanting to go sight-seeing on airboats at Everglades Holiday Park.
An endangered Florida Panther was released in the Everglades after spending most of his life in captivity.
The 2013 Python Challenge ended Sunday night, wrapping up a month of competition in the Florida Everglades designed to help reduce the Burmese python population in South Florida.
The python challenge is in its final hours across the Florida Everglades for more than 1,500 people registered to hunt the huge snakes.
A month-long hunt to eradicate Burmese pythons began Saturday, attracting nearly 800 people to hunt the invasive species on public lands.