Everglades National Park News
Man Caught on Camera Riding a Moose
Two men face charges in Canada as a result of a Facebook video showing the incident.
81 False Killer Whales Dead in Stranding off Everglades
Officials say dozens of false killer whales have died after stranding themselves in the Gulf of Mexico west of the Florida Everglades
Florida Researchers Find 2 New Invasive Mosquitoes in State
Two more disease-carrying mosquitoes have been found on the U.S. mainland for the first time near Florida's Everglades
Man-Eating Nile Crocodiles Found in Florida
Florida can now add man-eating crocs to its growing list of invasive species . Researchers from the University of Florida have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and there may be more out there in the wild. University of Florida herpetologist Kenneth Krysko and his
Everglades Tourists Injured in Airboats Crash
Tourists seeking to get an up close and personal look at wildlife in Florida's Everglades National Park got a little more than they bargained for recently, when the airboats they were traveling in sideswiped each other. More than 20 people were injured in the crash, which occurred at Gator Park in
18-Foot-Long Burmese Python Caught in Florida Everglades
The 133-pound snake was found by a researcher who regularly works in the national park.
18-Foot-Long Burmese Python Weighing 133 Pounds Caught in Florida Everglades
A massive female Burmese python -- 18 feet 3 inches long and 133 pounds heavy -- was recently discovered and caught in the Everglades National Park in Florida, according to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) officials. The "big gal" is not a record-breaker, though she's only three inches shy of the
Battle For The Everglades: Vets Versus Pythons
In the Florida Everglades now, it’s vets-versus-pythons, as survivors of U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wrestle with a different kind of foe: lethal Burmese pythons. While Everglades National Park does not permit hunting, it has authorized some 30 agents--mostly private individuals--to find and
Florida Engineers Stumble on Monster Burmese Python
Engineers on a routine levee inspection in the Florida everglades happened to stumble upon one of the largest Burmese Pythons ever found in the area this week. Measuring in at 18.2 feet, the python fell just six inches short of the record set for the...