Constrictor Snakes Bill In Senate

Florida Legislators are trying to pass a bill that would prohibit importation, breeding, sale and possession of Burmese pythons and other dangerous large constrictor snakes as pets.

Florida’s recent snake problem is making its way to the state Senate.

Florida Legislators are trying to pass a bill that would prohibit importation, breeding, sale and possession of Burmese pythons and other dangerous large constrictor snakes as pets.

However, if you already own one, you won’t be affected.

Activists say they are asking for the community’s support in order to help make Florida’s residents and wildlife safer.

“Get behind that effort and say, we understand that people can have them, the ones that are here now, but we really need to close the barn door, stop what’s going on, and ban some of these snakes as personal pets,” says Laura Bevan of the Humane Society of the United States.

Read full story HERE.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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