A team of researchers from Chicago's Shedd Aquarium set sail from Miami this month on a research effort with the Bahamian government to find better ways to protect and manage the nation's dwindling conchs.
Alecia RichardsFor the Miami Herald
A mission to save the queen conch
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Python hunter Dusty Crum broke his own record for the longest snake caught as part of SFWMD's Python Elimination Program — a 16-foot, 11-inch Burmese python he captured on October 26, 2017. Since the program began in late March, the hunters have removed more than 600 invasive pythons from the Everglades.