To Catch a Snake: Largest Python Found in Everglades Signals a Threat

To Catch a Snake: Largest Python Found in Everglades Signals a Threat

To Catch a Snake: Largest Python Found in Everglades Signals a Threat The Burmese python caught by a team of trackers breaks a record and shows the invasive species surviving in Florida’s ecosystem despite efforts to remove those snakes. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. A team searching under dense vegetation in the pine flatwoods of the Everglades late last year came upon a slithering sight, the likes of which no one had found before in those parts: 215 pounds of snake. It was the largest Burmese python ever found in Florida, breaking a record set by the invasive species in 2016 at 140 pounds, according to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. The …
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