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Longest Burmese Python Found in Florida

A Florida man found and killed a 18.8-foot Burmese python, which beats out the previous record-holding snake by a foot.

Python Invasion of U.S. Unlikely, New Study Says

Giant snakes may not be about to invade much of the United States, after all.  One of the more dire predictions of the consequences of climate change came from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) a few months ago: The giant Burmese python currently wreaking havoc in the Florida Everglades could find itself “comfortable” in as…