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Burmese Python

PHOTOS: A Look At Invasive Species Threatening North America

The Huffington Post | Ashley Smith | Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

With the advent of globalization, people sometimes forget that it is often best for animal and plant species to remain in their original habitats. ...

Feds, Everglades Officials Announce Ban On Import Of Burmese Pythons, Other Invasive Snakes

Posted 03.18.2012 | Miami

From a press conference in the Everglades, where the dumping of exotic snakes has become an environmental disaster, the federal government Tuesday mor...

Giant Python Goes For A Christmas Dip (WATCH)

Posted 12.27.2011 | Miami

On Christmas, one South Florida family encountered an unwelcomed guest in their pool and it wasn't a jolly guy with a big white beard. Miami-Dade ...

PHOTOS: You Won't Believe What They Found In This Snake's Belly

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green

Officials in south Florida were in for a surprise last week when they cut open the belly of a 16-foot Burmese python they had captured and killed in t...

Top 10 Real Life Monsters

www.time.com | Posted 11.08.2011 | Weird News

From the massive 2,370 pound crocodile caught this week in the Philippines, to the most toxic jelly fish in the world, a look at the creepiest creatur...

Florida Couple Guilty Of Murder For Letting Pet Python Strangle 2-Year-Old Daughter

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.14.2011 | Crime

A Florida jury on Thursday found Jaren Hare and Charles "Jason" Darnell guilty in the python strangling death of Hare's 2-year-old daughter, Shaianna,...

PHOTOS: Rock Snot, Pythons, And 7 Other Scary, Gross, and Weird Invasive Species

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In 2006, the US spent 1.2 billion dollars fighting invasive species. That figure does not include the costs of the animals themselves, which cause pro...

Feds: No Snakes On A Plane

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Federal officials want to keep nine kinds of constrictor snakes out of the United States, saying they belong to invasive...

Nelson: Python Attack Shows Threat From Invasive Species

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A pet Burmese python broke out of a glass cage last week and killed a 2-year-old girl in her Florida bedroom. The tragedy became th...