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Burmese pythons swarm South Florida

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Burmese pythons have no known predators in Florida and are becoming a threat to the ecosystem. Environmentalists believe the invasion started when snake owners started releasing their pets into the Everglades National Park. Duration: 02:25 Video provided by AFP

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Second 18-Foot Python in a Year Found in Florida

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Newsy (Feb. 5, 2014) — The Burmese python was measured at 18-feet 2-inches long, six inches shorter than the state record. Video provided by Newsy
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