02/01/2012 09:27 pm ET

Python Swallows Deer Whole

No mammals are safe from the voracious appetite of invasive Burmese pythons, which appear to be eating their way through the Florida Everglades.

Research suggests that many former common mammals -- from rabbits to deer to unfortunate bobcats -- are disappearing at a high rate, falling prey to the pythons' hunger.

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