USGS: Salt water alone unlikely to halt Burmese python invasion
Invasive Burmese python hatchlings from the Florida Everglades can withstand exposure to salt water long enough to potentially expand their range through ocean and estuarine environments.
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Python swallows adult deer
A killed 16-foot Burmese python in the Everglades was found with an adult deer in its belly this past fall.
Photograph from South Florida Water Management District via AP