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.
A 16-foot long python was captured and killed in the Florida Everglades, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.
It’s a heart wrenching problem, dogs of all shapes and sizes are being dumped in the Florida Everglades.
A new multi-million dollar plan to save more thousands of acres in the northern section of the Florida Everglades will be announced on Wednesday.
The U.S. government has committed to spending some big cash to help with restoration of the Florida Everglades.