University of Florida wildlife biologist Lindsey Garner holds an Argentine tegu trapped in the southern Everglades. Biologists fear the number of invasive reptiles is increasing and may threaten native wildlife.
University of Florida wildlife biologist Lindsey Garner holds an Argentine tegu trapped in the southern Everglades. Biologists fear the number of invasive reptiles is increasing and may threaten native wildlife. PETER ANDREW BOSCH MIAMI HERALD STAFF
University of Florida wildlife biologist Lindsey Garner holds an Argentine tegu trapped in the southern Everglades. Biologists fear the number of invasive reptiles is increasing and may threaten native wildlife. PETER ANDREW BOSCH MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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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.