Burmese python caught in Everglades National Park breaks Florida record

A Burmese python caught in Everglades National Park has broken the previous length record by one inch. On Oct. 2., snake trappers Kevin Pavlidis and Ryan Ausburn captured the Florida record, 18 foot and 9 inch long Burmese python roughly 35 miles west of Miami along the L-28 Tieback Canal. The Burmese python, infamously known

Python Parasite is Wreaking Havoc on Florida’s Native Wildlife

Burmese python. Image by skeeze from Pixabay  A lung parasite is negatively affecting the Burmese python population of Florida as well as Florida’s native snakes and animals. New research out of the University of Florida shows the pythons spread a parasite also known as Raillietiella orientalis to Florida’s native snakes, and now the native snakes