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2013 Python Challenge™ competitors turn in 68 Burmese pythons

Competitors in the 2013 Python Challenge™ trekked through more than a million acres of swamps and sawgrass in search of the well-camouflaged Burmese python. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today announced the results: 68 Burmese pythons harvested during the Jan. 12-through-Feb. 10 competition.


What is the purpose of the 2013 Python Challenge™? The intent of the 2013 Python Challenge™ is to raise public awareness about Burmese pythons and how this invasive species is a threat to the Everglades ecosystem, including native wildlife. Through the 2013 Python Challenge™, the FWC and its partners will share knowledge about Burmese pythons… Read More »