University of Florida researchers captured this female Burmese python, measuring 18 feet, 3 inches, while tracking invasive species at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park on July 9.
University of Florida researchers captured this female Burmese python, measuring 18 feet, 3 inches, while tracking invasive species at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park on July 9. U.S. Geological Survey
University of Florida researchers captured this female Burmese python, measuring 18 feet, 3 inches, while tracking invasive species at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park on July 9. U.S. Geological Survey

Near-record python bagged at Everglades National Park

July 29, 2015 05:28 PM

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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.