Python Hunting

Tommy Owen, a tour guide for Everglades Adventure Tours, wrangled a massive python he spotted swimming through the swamp while on a tour. Burmese Pythons are an invasive species in the Everglades.  (Source: Paul Tarantino)

Tour Boat Guide Wrestles, Kills 10-Foot Python

People on a tour boat ride in the Everglades had a front row seat as their tour guide jumped out of the boat and started wrestling a 10-foot python. And all of it was caught on camera.

CBS4–04/11/2013

(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

(Courtesy: Robert Hill, South Florida Water Management)

Monthlong Burmese Python Hunt Ends Sunday

Motivated by cash and curiosity, more than 1,500 hunters are deep in the Everglades on a final push to dent the Burmese python population.

CBS4–02/08/2013

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