A Florida man, who reportedly traded 59 illegally caught wild snakes, admitted his role in the exchange scheme on Friday in a federal court.
South Florida is known for being a terrific travel destination but visitors and natives alike need to know that snakebite season is here and the biting has already begun.
When Killer, a six-foot-long boa constrictor, went-in for the kill, he ended up having to go in for surgery in order to remove the towel he accidentally ate.
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.
If you happen to come across a snake, and it is one of three rare species, wildlife officials want you to take a picture—or at least report the snake sighting.
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.
Competitors in the month-long 2013 Python Challenge trekked through more than a million acres of swamps and sawgrass in search of the well-camouflaged Burmese python. The results were announced Saturday morning.
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.
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?
A South Florida man is recovering from nearly dying from a snake bite.