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Large Burmese Pythons are regularly encountered in the Everglades. (Source: National Park Service)

27 Pythons Killed So Far In Florida’s Python Challenge

Florida’s Burmese python hunt has netted 27 snakes in the first nine days of the month-long hunt, according to Florida wildlife officials.

CBS4–01/22/2013

(Source: pythonchallenge.net)

Fla. Python Hunt Continues With 21 Snakes Killed

Florida’s Burmese python hunt has netted 21 snakes in the first week of the month-long hunt, according to Florida wildlife officials.

01/18/2013

Python captured in Palmetto Bay on Nov. 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Sen. Nelson Takes Part In “Python Challenge”

Senator Bill Nelson donned his boots and jeans Thursday as he joined an entourage of rock star snake hunters. The Senator was hoping to bring attention to a month long state tournament aimed at wiping out pythons.

CBS4–01/17/2013

Python captured in Palmetto Bay on Nov. 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

800 People Sign Up For “Python Challenge”

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

CBS4–01/13/2013

(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

(Source: pythonchallenge.net)

S. Fla. Python Purge To Begin Saturday

Are you ready to go on a snake hunt? The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold its 2013 Python Challenge beginning the weekend of January 12th.

CBS4–01/07/2013

(Source: pythonchallenge.net)

Wildlife Department Holds Competition To Eradicate Invasive Snakes

Anyone would enjoy an extra $1,500 slithering into their bank accounts, but would you go to the extreme by harvesting one of the world’s largest snakes to receive it?

CBS4–12/05/2012

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