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01/14/2013 08:26 am ET Updated Mar 16, 2013

Python Challenge 2013 In Pictures (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Hoping for help eradicating its most alarming invasive species, the state of Florida invited the general public into the everglades for a snake-hunting contest called the Python Challenge. The month-long hunt drew some 800 participants, 749 of whom are amateurs who don't hold python-hunting permits. Good luck, everyone -- and follow the Python Challenge here.

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