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  • 500th python

    FWC Python Action Team removes 500th Burmese python

    Wednesday, June 26, 2019 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Python Action Team has removed the program’s 500th invasive Burmese python from the wild. Team Members Beth Koehler and Peggy van Gorder captured the snake at 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25 at Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area. It was a 9-foot, 10-inch long female and weighed 20 pounds, 14 ounces.
  • Everglades National Park and FWC to Expand Python Removal Efforts

    Thursday, May 31, 2018 -  Everglades National Park and the FWC are partnering to expand the park’s Python Removal Authorized Agent Program by allowing paid FWC contractors to remove pythons in Everglades National Park.