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 […]
More than 1,500 hunters are struggling to find more Burmese pythons as a public hunt for the invasive species continues in the Everglades.
More than three dozen Burmese pythons have been hunted during Florida’s “Python Challenge” that ends in less than two weeks.
Florida’s “Python Challenge” is more than halfway through, with more than three dozen Burmese pythons killed so far.
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.
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.
Visitors to parts of Everglades National Park are getting tarps and bungee cords to make their vehicles less delectable to vultures.