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Tally in Florida python hunt holds at 50 snakes

More than 1,500 hunters are struggling to find more Burmese pythons as a public hunt for the invasive species continues in the Everglades. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission said Friday that the tally of pythons killed in the Python Challenge is holding at 50. That number hasn't changed since Tuesday.


17 feet long, 164 pounds; had 87 eggs


University of Florida researchers examining the carcass of a large, pregnant Burmese python said Monday they found a record 87 eggs inside, giving them important clues about the reproductive capability of the dangerous, invasive species.


Two arrested after wrestling snake at McDonald's

Two arrested after wrestling snake at McDonald's

Two men were arrested after bewildered diners at a McDonald's spotted them wrestling a 5-foot python named Boris in the restaurant parking lot, police in Melbourne, Australia, say.

Senh: I guess in Australia, they wrestle pythons, too.


911 Tapes in Child's Python Death: 'The Baby's Dead!'

A distraught caller trying to save the life of a 2-year-old Florida girl strangled by a pet python screamed 'The baby's dead!' in chilling 911 tapes released in the toddler's death.


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