Massive 5.2m python caught in Florida

A record 5.2m python has been captured in a national park in Florida.

The female snake, the largest ever to be removed from Big Cypress National Preserve, weighed 63.5kg and was carrying 73 developing eggs.

Pythons pose a major threat to native wildlife in the state.

The Burmese python has been considered an invasive species since it was first spotted in Florida’s Everglades in the 1980s.

The species is native to Asia but some pythons are believed to have been released into the wild in Florida as overgrown pets, while others escaped from a breeding facility destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in 1992.

Tens of thousands of Burmese pythons are currently estimated to be living in Florida’s Everglades.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

scary why would u hold it

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

WOW!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

never saw that before

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

I’m terrified of snakes

wendy
wendy
1 year ago

wow!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

i love snakes

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

I really want to hold it

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

That’s cool but like is it poisonous?

Connors
Connors
1 year ago

This is scarey,I hope they move it to somewhere else!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Weeeeeeeeee so big.

Alice
Alice
1 year ago

whoa i can’t believe it!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

oh yeah

jordan
jordan
1 year ago

oh yeah

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow that is awesome

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

That’s huge

Bob
Bob
1 year ago

Amazing, unbelievable

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow I hope that we dont find any of thoses big beasts in NZ because that would be a crisis

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow that is long

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Cool! I love snakes. Nice record đŸ˜‰

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

creepy

Terence
Terence
1 year ago

That’s amazing.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Help

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow thats one

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow thats one big python!!!

maia
maia
1 year ago

that is huge

Rylee
Rylee
1 year ago

oml glad we don’t have big pythons

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

That looks scary

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