Pregnant 16-1/2-Foot Python Found In Everglades

From the _Miami Herald:
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_Water managers dispatched two experts to Washington, D.C., recently to back a controversial congressional bill targeting an Everglades problem that seems to get bigger every year.
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_The latest, largest evidence emerged last week: A Burmese python stretching 16 ½ feet, the longest yet of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of the exotic constrictors the South Florida Water Management District has pulled off its lands and levees in the past few years.
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_More sobering: The female, found on the L-67 levee south of Tamiami Trail, was pregnant, carrying 59 eggs -- more proof the giant snakes are breeding in the wild.
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