Omar Gomez is among the paid hunters tracking pythons on state land in Miami-Dade County for the South Florida Water Management District. Gomez was selected from about a thousand applicants for the pilot project.
Omar Gomez is among the paid hunters tracking pythons on state land in Miami-Dade County for the South Florida Water Management District. Gomez was selected from about a thousand applicants for the pilot project. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com
Omar Gomez is among the paid hunters tracking pythons on state land in Miami-Dade County for the South Florida Water Management District. Gomez was selected from about a thousand applicants for the pilot project. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com

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    Officer Joseph Cabrera, of the Pembroke Pines Police Department, responded to a call of a 12.5-foot long Burmese python seen heading towards the Chapel Trail area near US-27 and Johnson street on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Officer Cabrera was able to secure the snake and safely transport it to the police department until a licensed python remover arrived.