Florida wildlife officials say they may never know their origin, but there is no doubt about this fact: Florida is home to thousands of Burmese pythons that have turned the Everglades into a nesting area, raising concerns about their impact on native wildlife and possible migration into developed areas.
“People already have this built-in fear of snakes,” said Ron Magill of Miami Metrozoo. “Now you’re talking about 20-foot snakes . . . .”
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