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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

This 10-foot long African Python killed a 60-pound husky in SW Miami-Dade County on August 30. (Source: Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission)

New South Fla. Threat: Invasive Rock Pythons

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.

12/20/2013

"Floating Tile Art: Gator in the Bay' loaded on a flat bed truck.  (Source: Lloyd Goradesky)

Giant Gator To Appear In Art Basel Weekend

The largest gator to have ever appeared in South Florida has made its way back to common waters, just in time for Art Basel.

CBS Miami–12/01/2013

(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

Niagra Falls, New York

Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

Everglades National Park

Everglades Overflowing From Wetter Wet Season

Drought conditions will not worry tourists wanting to go sight-seeing on airboats at Everglades Holiday Park.

CBS4–07/26/2013

A maleFlorida panther was released into the Everglades on April 3, 2013 after spending most of his life in captivity. (Source: FWC)

Panther Released To Everglades After Two Years In Captivity

An endangered Florida Panther was released in the Everglades after spending most of his life in captivity.

CBS4–04/03/2013

(Source: pythonchallenge.net)

2013 Python Challenge Comes To An End

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.

CBS Miami–02/11/2013

(Source: pythonchallenge.net)

Python Challenge Ends Sunday

The python challenge is in its final hours across the Florida Everglades for more than 1,500 people registered to hunt the huge snakes.

CBS Miami–02/10/2013

(Source: pythonchallenge.net)

“Python Challenge” Draws Nearly 800 To Hunt Invasive Species

A month-long hunt to eradicate Burmese pythons began Saturday, attracting nearly 800 people to hunt the invasive species on public lands.

CBS4–01/12/2013

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