Irula snake hunters Vadivel Gopal, left, and Masi Sadaiyan with herpetologist Joe Wasilewski. Over the last two months the hunters, who hunt cobras in India, have worked with the state to look for pythons.
Irula snake hunters Vadivel Gopal, left, and Masi Sadaiyan with herpetologist Joe Wasilewski. Over the last two months the hunters, who hunt cobras in India, have worked with the state to look for pythons. Courtesy Joe Wasilewski
Irula snake hunters Vadivel Gopal, left, and Masi Sadaiyan with herpetologist Joe Wasilewski. Over the last two months the hunters, who hunt cobras in India, have worked with the state to look for pythons. Courtesy Joe Wasilewski

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  • 17-foot python breaks record after being caught in Florida Everglades

    The South Florida Water Management District released a video on their twitter account Monday showing a record breaking 17-foot-1-inch Burmese python that was caught by Jason Leon.