Python Challenge

Scientist: Florida Python Hunt Didn't Help Control ThreatAs Florida prepares to unleash the public in another hunt for Burmese pythons in the Everglades, an analysis of data from the first Python Challenge shows that the 2013 spectacle didn't do anything to curb the invasive snake's population in the wetlands, a scientist said Monday.
Florida Won't Repeat Public Python Hunt Next YearA public hunt for Burmese pythons in Florida's Everglades won't be repeated next year, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman said Monday.
New Winner Announced For State's Python Challenge
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.
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.
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.
Sen. Bill Nelson Joining Hunt In 'Python Challenge'U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is joining the hunt for Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades.
More Than 400 Ready To Hunt Pythons In Fla.More than 400 people have signed up to hunt Burmese pythons on public lands in South Florida.

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