The picture above shows the second largest snake ever caught in Florida.

Outdoor Hub – Two huge Burmese pythons were caught and killed recently, one by a homeowner in Missouri’s rural Warren County, and the other by a researcher in Florida’s Shark Valley. Burmese pythons are considered to be a highly invasive species across the American Southeast, especially in Everglades National Park, where the slithery creatures have started to colonize. Experts say the snakes threaten native wildlife species like ground-nesting birds, but it seems that the reptiles also have an appetite for domestic animals as well.

For days, a massive 14-foot python had stalked a community near Jonesburg, until residents took matters into their own hands and dispatched the animal with a shotgun on Tuesday.

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