Florida Fish and Wildlife Contractors Capture 12-foot, 4-Inch Female Burmese Python, 39 Eggs

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Florida Fish and Wildlife python removal contractors captured a 12-foot, 4-inch female Burmese python and 39 soon-to-be pythons.

(MY FWC) – Florida Fish and Wildlife python removal contractors captured a 12-foot, 4-inch female Burmese python and 39 soon-to-be pythons.

Contractor John Hammond found the snake laying on a clutch of 39 eggs near a canal in the Everglades Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area.

This successful removal of so many pythons will greatly benefit the Everglades ecosystem.

The FWC Python Removal Contractor Program pays experienced contractors for their efforts to remove these nonnative snakes from the wild.

Florida Fish and Wildlife python removal contractors captured a 12-foot, 4-inch female Burmese python and 39 soon-to-be pythons.

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You can take part in our Python Pickup Program, which is designed to encourage the public to remove and report wild Burmese pythons in Florida by rewarding participants with valuable prizes.

You can also help by reporting python and other nonnative species to The FWC Exotic Species Reporting Hotline at 888-Ive-Got1 or 888-483-4681 You can also click HERE to report a python capture on-line or download the free “IveGot1” smartphone app.

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