Near Record Burmese Python & Hatching Eggs Captured In Florida EvergladesA near record breaking Burmese Python has been eliminated in the Florida Everglades. The invasive snake was 16-feet long and weighed 165 pounds.
Record Setting 17-Foot Python Captured In Florida's Big Cypress PreserveA Burmese python, captured in the Florida Everglades sets a new record for the largest python ever removed from Big Cypress National Preserve.
2,000 Pythons Caught Under Florida's Python Elimination ProgramThe battle against the invasive Burmese python in Florida’s Everglades, reached a major milestone this week when the 2,000th python was captured by a Martin County man.
Florida Python Hunters Get Access To Everglades National ParkFor the first time in its 70-year history, Everglades National Park is opening its border to paid hunters going after invasive Burmese pythons.
Florida's Lt. Gov. Joins Python Hunt In EvergladesLt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera should probably hang onto his day job. On Monday, he joined up with nearly two dozen hunters paid by the state and they went looking for Burmese pythons in the Everglades.
Tribesmen, Dogs Key In Florida's Python ControlTribesmen and dogs are at the forefront in the fight to control the spread of Burmese pythons in Florida.
Cool Weather Helping Hunters In "Python Challenge"Cold weather may be helping hunters in this year's month long "Python Challenge."
Florida Senator Vows Crack Down On Wildlife SmugglingSenator Bill Nelson (D-FL) met with federal officials at Miami International Airport about the smuggling of wildlife through Florida airports.
"Florida Untamed" To Take Viewers Into The WildSouth Florida is once again being featured in a new television series. This time, the action is all about the state of Florida and includes destinations all over the state.
Lawmakers Want More Giant Snakes Banned Florida lawmakers along with other House members are pushing the Obama administration to add five types of giant snakes to an existing federal python ban.
New South Fla. Threat: Invasive Rock Pythons State biologists are concerned about another species of python, establishing itself in Florida. The African rock python is considered more aggressive than the Burmese pythons and can grow to 16 feet.
USDA To Test New Trap To Catch Invasive Pythons In EvergladesFrom a public hunt to snake-sniffing dogs, wildlife officials have tried several methods of capturing Burmese pythons, the invasive species living and breeding in the Everglades. Now officials hope to capture more snakes with a specially designed trap.
Zoo Miami To Accept Exotic Pets During Amnesty DayPeople 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; an effort to keep unwanted exotic pets out of Florida's native ecosystems.
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.
2013 Python Challenge Comes To An EndThe 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.