The Python Hunt Is On

An unusual number of consecutive days with record cold temperatures in typically balmy south Florida has prompted the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to encourage hunters to take advantage of the conditions to cull Burmese pythons and other unwanted invasive species on state wildlife manage areas (WMAs).

The reptiles are more likely to be in open areas to find warmth in the sun, making them vulnerable to hunters, said an agency spokesperson.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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