PHOTO OF THE DAY: 11-Foot Burmese Python Found Swimming off Coast of Florida

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snake is an invasive species and has damaged the state’s swampland ecosystem

Wildlife officials in South Florida said they captured a giant Burmese python swimming about a mile off the coast of Biscayne Bay, local reports said. (Biscayne National Park image)

(FOX NEWS) – Wildlife officials in Florida said they captured a giant Burmese python swimming about a mile off the coast of Biscayne Bay, local reports said.

The snake is an invasive species and has damaged the state’s swampland ecosystem. Foxes and cottontail rabbits have “effectively disappeared.”

The one that was posted on Biscayne National Park’s Facebook page was 11 feet long and weighed 31 pounds. It was captured using a net.

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