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Exotic animals such as this African Spur-thigh tortoise are illegally released into the Everglades. (Source: Lisa Bolivar)

Zoo Miami To Accept Exotic Pets During Amnesty Day

People who have exotic pets they can no longer handle will have a chance to do what is best for the animals during Nonnative Pet Amnesty Day which is an an effort to keep unwanted exotic pets out of Florida’s native ecosystems.

CBS4–03/10/2012

African Spurt-thigh tortoise in captivity (Source: Lisa Bolivar)

Zoo Miami To Accept Exotic Pets During Amnesty Day

People who have exotic pets they can no longer handle will have a chance to do what is best for the animals during Nonnative Pet Amnesty Day which is an an effort to keep unwanted exotic pets out of Florida’s native ecosystems.

CBS4–03/09/2012

Contractors load the python that they were able to kill. (Courtesy: Robert Hill, South Florida Water Management)

16-Foot Python Found In Florida Everglades

A 16-foot long python was captured and killed in the Florida Everglades, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

CBS4–10/29/2011

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