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Wild Kingdom: Python beats alligator in epic showdown

A reporter for the Palm Beach Post who was biking in Big Cypress National Preserve recorded the moment when the two reptiles started a battle for their survival. The event occurred on December 21, 2016. It's estimated that the snake could be up to 15 feet long, and apparently won the fight. To read more about the encounter go to Palmbeachpost.com

Broward County

Python vs. Gator: Rare video captures battle to the death

Joe Capozzi, of the Palm Beach Post, heard a series of splashes on Dec. 21 and — thankfully — he filmed what he found. He saw the feet and belly of a six-foot alligator splashing in and out of the water. Before long, it became clear the gator was being strangled by a Burmese Python more than twice its size.

Environment

Friendly tortoise makes home for himself among the birds

A super-friendly, yellow-footed tortoise from South America has made a lasting home for himself at an unusual place-a rehabilitation hospital for injured birds. The tortoise, who has been named Master Oogway, by the the volunteers at the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, is the only non-native species that has been given a permanent home at the non-profit rehabilitation center.

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Video of massive Florida gator goes viral

A video taken by Kim Joiner of a giant gator is going viral on Facebook. Joiner took the video at Circle B in Lakeland on Marsh Rabbit Run on Sunday, January 15.
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Video of massive Florida gator goes viral

REEF team finds, captures invasive Pacific rabbitfish 0:39

REEF team finds, captures invasive Pacific rabbitfish

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Wild Kingdom: Python beats alligator in epic showdown

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Friendly tortoise makes home for himself among the birds

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