Record-Size Rock Python Found In South Florida
From the Sun-Sentinel: It’s official. The largest male African Rock Python found in the state of Florida was nabbed in...
From the Sun-Sentinel:
The largest male African Rock Python found in the state of Florida was nabbed in the Everglades this past January, according to Patricia C. Behnke, a spokesperson for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
It was found in Bird Drive Basin in West Miami-Dade County.
The snake is 14-feet long, 140 pounds….
The Rock Python, the largest snake in Africa, is a powerful constrictor that consumes goats, wart hogs and crocodiles. It was first found last September east of the Everglades, raising the possibility that it is breeding in the wild in a state already overrun with nonnative wildlife.
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