Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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. […]


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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.


Giant eyeball on Fla. beach may be from swordfish

MIAMI (AP) – State experts say a giant eyeball that washed up on a Florida beach last week likely came from a swordfish. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday they based their […]


Alligator rips off woman's arm in Florida canal

LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say an alligator ripped off an elderly woman’s arm in a Florida canal. Joy Hill, a spokeswoman with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, says the woman was in […]



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