Tag: Burmese python

5 Facts About the Burmese Python

5 Facts About the Burmese Python

The python is known as the gentle giant in the reptile hobby for its reportedly calmer demeanor than that of the other large constricting snakes. [...]
Cottonmouth Snakes Are Eating Burmese Pythons In Florida Everglades

Cottonmouth Snakes Are Eating Burmese Pythons In Florida Everglades

Scientists have confirmed at least two cases of adult Florida cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti) snakes eating young Burmese pythons. [...]
215 Pound Burmese Python Removed From Florida Everglades

215 Pound Burmese Python Removed From Florida Everglades

Since the launch of the conservancy’s python program in 2013, more than 1,000 pythons weighing more than 26,000 pounds have been removed from 100 squa [...]
2021 Florida Python Challenge Nets 223 Snakes

2021 Florida Python Challenge Nets 223 Snakes

The 2021 Florida Python Challenge saw hunters remove 223 of the invasive Burmese pythons (Python molurus bivittatus) from south Florida during the 10- [...]
Bearded Dragon Most Popular Pet Reptile, Followed By Ball Python And Leopard Gecko, Data Shows

Bearded Dragon Most Popular Pet Reptile, Followed By Ball Python And Leopard Gecko, Data Shows

The bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) is the most popular herp kept by reptile keepers, according to a study based off Google Trends research publishe [...]
Florida FWC Votes To Ban Commercial Breeding And Keeping Of Pythons, Tegus, Other Reptiles

Florida FWC Votes To Ban Commercial Breeding And Keeping Of Pythons, Tegus, Other Reptiles

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted today to ban the commercial breeding and keeping of several invasive species of reptiles i [...]
Cousins Capture 16-foot Burmese Python 3 Hours North Of Everglades National Park

Cousins Capture 16-foot Burmese Python 3 Hours North Of Everglades National Park

A 16-foot Burmese python (Python molurus bivittatus) was apparently sunning itself on private property when Aaron Brown and his mother spotted the rep [...]
Burmese Python Stolen From Arizona Reptile Shop Returned 8 Months Later

Burmese Python Stolen From Arizona Reptile Shop Returned 8 Months Later

A granite Burmese python (Python bivittatus) stolen last June from an Arizona reptile shop has been returned to the shop, thanks to some tireless dete [...]
Burmese Pythons Are Resistant To Cobra Neurotoxins

Burmese Pythons Are Resistant To Cobra Neurotoxins

A new study coming out the University of Queensland in Australia has found that certain snake species that are preyed upon by venomous cobras have bec [...]
Florida FWC’s Python Dogs Bag First Invasive Burmese Python

Florida FWC’s Python Dogs Bag First Invasive Burmese Python

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced that its latest efforts to “sniff” out Burmese pythons on public lands in south Florid [...]
Monk In Myanmar Takes In Pythons, Other Snakes Rescued From Black Market

Monk In Myanmar Takes In Pythons, Other Snakes Rescued From Black Market

Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus), vipers and cobras that were previously destined for the black market animal trade have found a refuge in the mona [...]
Man In Utah Arrested For Possessing 20 Burmese Pythons Without Permits

Man In Utah Arrested For Possessing 20 Burmese Pythons Without Permits

A man in Holladay, UT was arrested for possessing 20 Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) without the proper permits to keep them. Marty Lynn Bone was [...]
Florida Python Hunters Break Record For Largest Python Captured

Florida Python Hunters Break Record For Largest Python Captured

Ryan Ausburn and Kevin Pavlidis last week captured the largest Burmese python (Python bivittatus) ever taken from the Everglades. The reptile measured [...]
5,000 Burmese Pythons Removed From Everglades

5,000 Burmese Pythons Removed From Everglades

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, in conjunction with the South Florida Water Management District announced that 5,000 invasive B [...]
Potential Record Breaking Burmese Python Caught In Florida Everglades

Potential Record Breaking Burmese Python Caught In Florida Everglades

A Florida state contracted python hunter has captured and euthanized an estimated 17-foot, 150 lb. Burmese python (Python bivittatus) in the Florida E [...]
Python Goes After Porcupine And It Doesn’t Go Too Well

Python Goes After Porcupine And It Doesn’t Go Too Well

Indian rock pythons eat a lot of things but porcupines are hard to swallow. Porcupines have quills for a reason, and that is to better defend themselv [...]
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