Florida Vet Bags 17-Foot Python

From the Miami Herald:

_[O]ne of the biggest Burmese python found yet roaming free in Florida[,]. . . [t]he constrictor stretched 17 feet, 2 inches and measured 26 inches around at its thickest point. It weighed in at a staggering 207 pounds . . . .
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_It was spotted Thursday afternoon by Corey Surls, 11, whose uncle, veterinarian Jim Harvey . . . killed the snake with head shots from a .22 caliber rifle.
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