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Burmese pythons swarm South Florida

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February 14, 2014
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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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