Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Trading In Wild-Caught Snakes A Florida man, who reportedly traded 59 illegally caught wild snakes, admitted his role in the exchange scheme on Friday in a federal court.
Snakebite Season Has Arrived In South FloridaSouth 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.
6-Foot Snake Undergoes Surgery To Remove Towel 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.
20-Foot Python Visits Rays Clubhouse 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.
FWC: Public To Report Rare Snake SightingsIf 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.
Tour Boat Guide Wrestles, Kills 10-Foot PythonPeople 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.
Python Challenge Competitors Turn In 68 SnakesCompetitors 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.
Python Challenge Not Netting Many SnakesOver 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.
Wildlife Department Holds Competition To Eradicate Invasive SnakesAnyone 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?
Miramar Man Recovering After Venomous Snake Bite A South Florida man is recovering from nearly dying from a snake bite.
Pythons Moving From Everglades To Concrete JunglePythons have been getting a lot of attention lately. The snakes have spread across South Florida, and the nuisance has lead to a ban which has spiked a campaign from those in favor and those against the reptiles who are not native to Florida.
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.