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Florida Python Hunt: 21 Burmese Pythons Caught so Far in 2013 Challenge

Last Saturday, the one month long Python challenge 2013 started in the Florida Everglades. Close to eight hundred people from almost thirty states signed up for the event. According to the Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission, twenty-one pythons were killed. The object of the contest is to catch and kill Burmese pythons. Eleven of those snakes […]

Florida Opens Python Hunting Challenge to Help Burmese Python Problem

Florida wildlife officials are trying to fight against the overwhelming invasion of the Burmese pythons, that have colonized the Everglades, by holding a hunting contest. The hunt will be sponsored by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and will run from January 12 to February 10, 2013. The public and python permit holders will […]