The Reptile Report - MIAMI — 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...
Florida’s Big Python Hunt Going Out With a Whimper
The Reptile Report - MIAMI, Feb 7 (Reuters) – A nearly month-long hunt for Burmese pythons in Florida’s Everglades was wrapping up this week with little to show for the efforts of more than 1,500 would-be snake slayers armed with everything from clubs and machetes to firearms and spears.
A spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which organized the hunt, known as the Python Challenge, said on Thursday that only 50 Burmese pythons had been reported captured or killed as part of the event.
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