While eradication efforts continue in the Everglades, multiple Burmese Python hatchlings have been found further south, lurking around the Florida Keys. These non-indigenous snakes can grow up to almost 19ft in length and can have a disastrous impact on the local wildlife.
Florida Snake Problem: Amid Everglades Burmese Python Outbreak, Hatchlings Discovered In Key Largo
South Florida’s python problem isn’t getting any better. Despite a state-supported competition encouraging the removal of Burmese Pythons in the Everglades, it appears the snakes have slithered a ways south into the Florida Keys. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Thursday that the python population is growing in Key Largo after the discovery of hatchlings in the area.
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