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Like Most Invasive Species, Pythons Are in the U.S. to Stay
Animals  (tags: invasive species, pythons, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, habitat )

- 1514 days ago -
Living high off the hog, these marauders arenâEUR(TM)t going anywhere. Unlike many native animals that are disappearing from North America âEUR" vaquita porpoises, monarch butterflies, bottlenose dolphin and such âEUR" invasive species are growing faster than w
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Illegal Python Skin Trade!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, WILDLIFE TRADE, PYTHONS, protection, death, animalrights, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering )

- 2314 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 )

- 2724 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 )

- 2791 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 )

- 3357 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 )

- 3520 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 )

- 3524 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 )

- 3531 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 )

- 3546 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 )

- 3547 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 )

- 3550 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 )

- 3553 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 )

- 3555 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 )

- 3556 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 )

- 3561 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

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