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 federal judge says a lawsuit that seeks to overturn a nationwide ban on four giant snake species may proceed.
Rick Dominicks says he shot and killed a 12-foot burmese python in his East Naples back yard.
MIAMI (AP) — The longest Burmese python ever caught in the state — 18 feet, 8 inches long and 128 pounds — was found alongside a rural South Florida road, wildlife officials said Monday. About […]
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 three dozen Burmese pythons have been hunted during Florida’s “Python Challenge” that ends in less than two weeks.
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.
A Pompano Beach man is behind bars on an animal cruelty charge after authorities say he stabbed a python 19 times.