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Florida Won't Repeat Infamous Public Hunt For Invasive Species

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Florida won't be repeating a public hunt meant to reduce the population of invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades. T...

Python Challenge Winners Announced!

Posted 04.11.2013 | Miami

A Miami man won three cash prizes for hunting snakes in Florida's Python Challenge, then donated his winnings to help a little girl with cancer. R...

Things Go VERY Wrong For 2 Python Hunters

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Two young men who became "stranded and disoriented" while taking part in a python hunt in Florida's Everglades were rescued Thursday afternoo...

Python Body Count Goes Up!

AP | Posted 03.27.2013 | Miami

MIAMI — More than 1,000 people signed up to hunt Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades, but just a fraction of them have been successful so ...

NEW Python Challenge Body Count Released

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 01.18.2013 | Miami

IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES -- The man known as "Alligator Ron" has a lifetime of experience in the Florida Everglades, a fleet of airboats at his dispo...

WATCH: How Many Snakes Did 'Senator Python' Kill?

Posted 01.18.2013 | Miami

If you've always wanted to see a congressman give a press conference in front of a writhing 11-foot Burmese python, well, just click play above. I...

Snake Bodies Not Exactly Piling Up

The Tampa Tribune | Keith Morelli | Posted 03.17.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- The state of Florida this weekend unleashed a thrill-seeking public on the Burmese python, an invasive species that has set up house in the F...

PHOTOS: Python Challenge 2013

Posted 03.16.2013 | Miami

Hoping for help eradicating its most alarming invasive species, the state of Florida invited the general public into the everglades for a snake-huntin...

PHOTOS: 'The Zombies Of The Everglades'

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 01.14.2013 | Miami

BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE, Fla. -- An armed mob set out into the Florida Everglades on Saturday to flush out a scaly invader. It sounds like the ...