Burmese Python

A python curled up in a test trap at research facility in Gainesville, Fla.  (AP Photo/USDA Wildlife Services, HO)

USDA to test new trap to catch Everglades pythons

MIAMI (AP) — Federal wildlife officials alarmed by an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades have tried radio tracking devices, a massive public hunt and even snake-sniffing dogs to control the invasive species. […]

09/26/2013

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21 invasive pythons killed so far in Fla. contest

IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES (AP) — 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.

01/18/2013