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.
Whether you are a lover of nature or you’re looking for a vacation opportunity you’ve never experienced before, a weekend trip to the Florida Everglades will be an unforgettable experience.
Pythons have been getting a lot of attention lately. The snakes have spread across South Florida, and the nuisance has lead to a ban which has spiked a campaign from those in favor and those against the reptiles who are not native to Florida.
Since the 1970′s, 86 acres next to Florida International University have been home to the Dade County Youth Fair and Expo, a tradition hundreds of thousands of South Florida families flock to every March.
The growing population of large, slithering Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades, many of them pets that escaped or were abandoned, appears to be eating its way through many animals native to the sensitive wetlands, according to a new study.
Proposed bills that would allow for water privatization and redefining of private/public land would threaten the progress of the Everglades, according to former U.S. Senator Bob Graham.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Tuesday during a trip to the Everglades a new ban that will make it illegal to import Burmese pythons and three other non-native constrictor snakes.