The Reptile Report - Herp Alliance blogged yesterday about the 2013 Florida Python Challenge that has been underway since January 12, 2013 and lasts until February 10th. In the first two weeks...
So Where Are All the Wild Pythons?
The Reptile Report - LAKELAND (FOX 13) – How many pythons are in the Everglades? 30,000? 150,000? 200,000?
“No one is out there counting them, because they would have caught them when they were counting them,” Dr. Rick Piatt, a python expert in Lakeland, told FOX 13 News.
The number of pythons in the Everglades is now under scrutiny because of the Python Challenge. In the first two weeks of the event, 1,000 hunters had shot only 30 snakes. Piatt says that’s evidence the estimates are way off.
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