On Monday, a scientist announced that data from the first Python Challenge in 2013 didn’t do much to curb the invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades. This is bad news as Florida is on the verge of another hunt.
Alligators have thrived in the Everglades for years but now they struggling to survive. University of Florida wildlife ecology professor Frank Mazzotti has been tagging and tracking alligators in the ‘Glades for 15 years.
South Florida’s Burmese python population explosion may be a bit harder to deal with than originally thought.
South Florida is no stranger to alligators and crocodiles but the hunt is on for a rare and potentially dangerous Nile crocodile in Homestead and state wildlife officials have given their agents a rare order to shoot to kill.
Once considered a dying breed, American crocodile populations are making a comeback in our area. The population has multiplied nearly 10-fold since the 1970s.