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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A scary discovery at a South Florida park prompted an investigation by wildlife officials.

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue were seen in a video capturing an 8 to 9-foot python on Sunday.

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The snake was discovered in the mangroves at Matheson Hammock Park located at 9610 Old Cutler Road.

On Monday, officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were trying to figure out what to do with it.

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They were evaluating the snake to see if it could be used for educational purposes. It is unclear what will happen to the snake if it is determined unfit for educational purposes.