Python Challenge 2013 Invites Competitors to Catch Snakes

The public can register for and compete in a harvest of Burmese pythons that threaten the Everglades
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The Burmese python is an invasive species threatening the Everglades ecosystem and its native wildlife. In Florida these snakes are capable of reaching lengths of more than seventeen feet and can produce more than 35. -- at a time. You can help the Florida fish and wildlife conservation commission limit the impact of Burmese -- By participating in that -- -- thirteen python challenge. During this month long challenged competitors will harvest these snakes and compete for prizes for the most and longest Burmese python's cut. It all starts with that 2013 -- challenge kicked off on January 12 at the University of Florida Fort Lauderdale research and education center. And concludes on February 16 with the 2013 python challenge awareness and awards event at -- Miami. Even if you're not ready to capture a -- come see this knicks beat the experts who researching capture Burmese python. And learn how you can help protect our precious resource -- Florida Everglades. For more information or to register for the challenge visit python challenge -- war.

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