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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Illegal Python Skin Trade!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, WILDLIFE TRADE, PYTHONS, protection, death, animalrights, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering )

- 1149 days ago -
Growing demand for python skin handbags and other fashion items is fueling illegal imports, especially from Southeast Asia.
Hybrid Man-Eating Pythons? Florida Is on Alert.
Animals  (tags: invasive species, pythons, protection, humans, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1560 days ago -
Scientists worry that two species of nonnative pythons now near the Everglades could breed, yielding more aggressive offspring.
ACTION ALERT: Pythons Are the Latest Victims of Fashion !! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: pythons, tortured, abused, horrific cruelty, victims of fashion, skinned alive )

- 1627 days ago -
If you ever considered buying a handbag or a pair of shoes made of snake leather, you should know that...for this purpose Pythons are stunned, filled up with water, skinned alive and left to die in agony which can last up to 2 days!
Cold Took Heavy Toll on Wildlife, But Most Will Recover
Animals  (tags: crocodiles, manatees, pythons, died, cold weather )

- 2193 days ago -
Despite four decades of slogging through Everglades marshes and mangroves, wildlife ecologist Frank Mazzotti had never experienced anything like the aftermath of frigid January. The confirmed casualty count so far: o At least 70 dead crocodiles
Dozen Snakes on Craig's List Confiscated as Part of Crackdown
Animals  (tags: pythons, Craig's List, police, confiscation, sales, internet )

- 2356 days ago -
A dozen pythons about to be sold illegally on Craig's List were seized by Florida wildlife officials, as part of a crackdown on the huge nonnative snakes that have colonized the Everglades. Lt. Steve DeLacure, an investigator for the Florida Fish
Florida Enlists All Hunters to Help Exterminate Invasive Burmese Python Numbers
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pythons, hunt, Florida, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2359 days ago -
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Big Cypress National Preserve will implement a program to reduce the number of Burmese pythons in the wild in Florida by enlisting the help of licensed hunters on specific wildlife
11 Pythons Caught In Hunt -
Animals  (tags: snakes, pythons, FLorida, hunt, Everglades, pets )

- 2367 days ago -
It has been one month since trappers started rounding up Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades. So far, only 11 reptiles have been caught. The python trapping season ends on Oct. 31, but Governor Charlie Crist is reportedly considering extending
Huge 17-Foot Burmese Python Caught in Florida
Animals  (tags: animals, pythons, snakes, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2382 days ago -
A 17-foot-2-inch Burmese python has been caught and destroyed on private property in Florida's Okeechobee County. The male snake weighed 207 pounds, and measured 26 inches in diameter. Its stomach contents were examined, but nothing identifiable was
Kill Pythons Humanely, Hunters Urged - MiamiHerald-VIDEO!
Animals  (tags: ethics, habitat, hunt, pythons, Everglades, PETA, humane )

- 2383 days ago -
Bludgeoning isn't enough. Neither is beheading. Pythons deserve both, insists People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. From anybody else, the advice might sound like overkill. But the animal rights advocacy group argues there are humane
Sanctuary Offers Python Solution -
Animals  (tags: pythons, sanctuary, wildlife, Everglades, pets, abandonment, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, protection )

- 2386 days ago -
Florida's Burmese python problem has taken center stage over the past month. About 150,000 are believed to slither though the Everglades. While a state sponsored hunt is one solution to the problem, a reptile expert says preventing further snakes
Florida Launches a Program to Exterminate Invasive Florida Pythons
Animals  (tags: animals, pythons, hunt, Florida, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2389 days ago -
The Florida Wildlife Commission has launched a program that marks the start of a campaign to address Florida's growing problem with the invasion of Burmese pythons in the Everglades. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has
Python Thieves Caught as It Had Eaten Rare Animal and Tracking Device!
Animals  (tags: pythons, woylie, Endangered Species, theft, tracking, authorities )

- 2390 days ago -
Western Australia's Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) staff were distressed to find that during a break-in, a carpet python had been stolen. However, the thieves were unaware that the 2m long python was being cared for by the DEC
Python Hunting Made Legal in Florida
Animals  (tags: animals, pythons, Florida, hunting, legal, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, killing, wildlife )

- 2392 days ago -
Select hunters have been given permits in Florida to hunt and kill non-native pythons in the wild.
Python Hunt In Everglades Begins
Animals  (tags: pythons, Everglades, hunt, euthanasia, Florida, native species )

- 2397 days ago -
Snake hunters went into the Everglades on Friday, day one of an effort to eradicate Burmese pythons from the area. More than 100,000 pythons are believed to be living and breeding in the Everglades. Pythons are not native to Florida, and they have
Sen. Wants Pythons Hunted, Killed
Animals  (tags: pythons, Everglades, endangered species, hunt, kill, Nelson, Florida )

- 2399 days ago -
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson called Tuesday for organized hunts of thousands of pythons believed to be living in the Everglades to kill the snakes and prevent potential attacks. Nelson's request came in a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who got a

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