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19-foot invasive Burmese python captured in Florida

has an excessive number of snakes in the wild.
a 19-foot Burmese python that had invaded Florida was caught
picture courtesy of the Conservancy of Southwest FloridaAuthor: Justin BoggsPosted on July 13, 2023, at 6:53 AM; modified on July 13, 2023, at 6:23 PM
The largest Burmese python grab in Florida history was accomplished by a 22-year-old, according to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida.

The Burmese python is three inches longer than the previous record-breaking snake at 19 feet long. The 125-pound snake is very long.

Jake Waleri discovered the snake in the Big Cypress National Preserve.

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"We transported the snake to the Conservancy so that it could be measured and formally recorded. He stated in a press statement, "We wanted to donate our discovery to science.

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The Everglades region of Florida is now home to an invasive species of Burmese python. According to Florida wildlife officials, there aren't many predators in the wild, but they can prey on local species.

Because of this, Florida wildlife officials have been working to control the number of Burmese pythons there.

One way to benefit the Florida ecosystem is to turn in the Burmese python.

Making a difference in South Florida's environment is fantastic. We cherish this ecology and make every effort to protect it, according to Waleri.

According to conservancy representatives, the huge python will be studied.

"We suspected that these snakes grow to be this large, and now we have concrete proof. Eventually, knowing the origins of South Florida's founding population may benefit from her genetic material, according to conservation scientist Ian Easterling. Measurements and samples will be gathered, and they will be given to our research partners.

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A 215-pound Burmese python was collected last year by a group of biologists from the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. During a necropsy, the researchers claimed to have found 122 eggs within the female snake's abdomen.

Additionally, the researchers discovered that before being apprehended, the snake had eaten an adult white-tailed deer.


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