From a public hunt to snake-sniffing dogs, wildlife officials have tried several methods of capturing Burmese pythons, the invasive species living and breeding in the Everglades. Now officials hope to capture more snakes with a specially designed trap.
Miami-Dade police have released a 9-1-1 call after a family found their dog had been killed by a North African python in the backyard of their home.
A North African python, also known as a rock python, in a rare attack killed a family’s husky in Southwest Miami-Dade County on August 30.
The Tampa Bay Rays’ manager, in attempt to motivate his team, found his muse in a 20-foot python, and brought him into the team’s clubhouse before Thursday night’s game.
A man working at a Hialeah home made a big discovery, Sunday.
What would you do if you came across the longest Burmese python ever recorded in the state of Florida? A Miami man had to answer that question recently and he decided to catch and kill it.
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.
It took an extra day, but there’s a new winning snake in the state’s 2013 “Python Challenge.”
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.
The python challenge is in its final hours across the Florida Everglades for more than 1,500 people registered to hunt the huge snakes.