As 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.
A 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.
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 […]
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.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is joining the hunt for Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades.
More than 400 people have signed up to hunt Burmese pythons on public lands in South Florida.