Everglades

File photo of a python. (Photo by MALTE CHRISTIANS/AFP/Getty Images)

New Winner Announced For State’s Python Challenge

MIAMI (AP) — There’s a new winning snake in the state’s “Python Challenge.” The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Sunday that Blake Russ of Fruitland Park should have won $1,000 for bagging the […]

CBS Tampa–02/18/2013

A Burmese python is seen on display at the registration event and press conference for the start of the 2013 Python Challenge (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tally In Florida Python Hunt Holds At 50 Snakes

More than 1,500 hunters are struggling to find more Burmese pythons as a public hunt for the invasive species continues in the Everglades.

02/08/2013

A Burmese python is seen on display at the registration event and press conference for the start of the 2013 Python Challenge (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Python Hunt Yields 41 Snakes So Far

More than three dozen Burmese pythons have been hunted during Florida’s “Python Challenge” that ends in less than two weeks.

02/01/2013

File photo of a Burmese python.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Python Hunt Yields 37 Snakes So Far

Florida’s “Python Challenge” is more than halfway through, with more than three dozen Burmese pythons killed so far.

01/30/2013

Two men hunt for pythons in the Everglades during the Python Challenge.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

30 Pythons Killed So Far In Florida’s Python Hunt

More than 1,000 people signed up to hunt Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades, but just a fraction of them have been successful so far.

01/25/2013

A Burmese python is seen on display at the registration event and press conference for the start of the 2013 Python Challenge (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

21 Invasive Pythons Killed So Far In Fla. Contest

The man known as “Alligator Ron” has a lifetime of experience in the Florida Everglades, a fleet of airboats at his disposal and knows the habitats of furry prey for large reptiles. He still couldn’t lead a pack of hunters to a single Burmese python.

01/18/2013

Visitors on a boat at the Everglades.  (credit:  Ryan McVay/Getty Images)

Vultures Attack Visitors’ Cars In Everglades

Visitors to parts of Everglades National Park are getting tarps and bungee cords to make their vehicles less delectable to vultures.

12/31/2012

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