Florida's Python Problem

With hurricane season underway, and alligators on the rampage, and sharks looking for lunch, does Florida really need Burmese pythons? No way, says wildlife ecologist Frank Mazzotti of the University of Florida in Gainesville. But these non-native snakes have found a home in Everglades National Park, and their numbers are growing dramatically. Although elusive by nature, these giant snakes have been seen doing battle with alligators, climbing trees fast enough to catch nesting chicks and...Full Story
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