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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

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Python Challenge Ends Sunday

The python challenge is in its final hours across the Florida Everglades for more than 1,500 people registered to hunt the huge snakes.

CBS Miami–02/10/2013

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

Python Challenge Not Netting Many Snakes

Over 1,000 people put their name to paper to hunt Burmese pythons in the Everglades, but few have managed to capture or kill the invasive snakes.

CBS Miami–01/25/2013

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

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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

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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

A large python was removed from the lawn of a Palmetto Bay home Monday, November 26, 2012. (CBS4)

Pesky Python Removed From Lawn Of Palmetto Bay Home

A very large python who made its home on a Palmetto Bay lawn was removed by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Venom Unit Monday, much to the horror of residents nearby.

CBS4–11/26/2012

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House GOP Scoffs At S. Fla. Python Problem

Anyone who has traveled through the Everglades knows that large snakes like the Burmese Python are putting the ecosystem at risk. But an attempt to control the python population is running into the same old partisan gridlock everything else in Washington is hitting.

CBS4–09/14/2011

(Source: Lieutenant Scott Mullin/MDFR) Firefighters hold a giant Burmese python believed to have grown wild in the Everglades. It was found beneath a trailer on a Redland farm.

Dade Firefighters Yank Goat-Eating Giant Python From Trailer

Something weird was happening down on the farm in The Redland south of Miami. Cats and chickens were missing, and then, a goat disappeared. Then, something long and scaly was spotted slipping under a trailer. That’s when the farmers called Miami-Dade Fire Rescue for help.

CBS4–08/01/2011

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Couple Convicted In Case Of Toddler Strangled By Python

A central Florida woman and her boyfriend have been convicted in the death of the woman’s toddler, who was strangled in her crib by a pet python.

CBS4–07/14/2011

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