Wildlife officials say this snake is the largest Burmese python ever to be removed from Big Cypress National Preserve in the Florida Everglades. Photo: National Park Service.

Snake hunters capture largest python in Florida Everglades by attaching tracking device to ‘boyfriend’

  • Researchers found the enormous reptile by using male pythons fitted with radio transmitters, allowing them to track the male and locate breeding female
  • The Burmese python is considered an invasive species since it first appeared in the area in the 1980s
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Wildlife officials say this snake is the largest Burmese python ever to be removed from Big Cypress National Preserve in the Florida Everglades. Photo: National Park Service.
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