18-foot-long python captured in Florida could eat a deer


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At 18 feet, 3 inches long, officials may have captured the second largest python in Florida history.

18-foot-long python captured in Florida could eat a deer

The Burmese python, an invasive species in Florida, was captured by a permitted python researcher on July 9.

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According to CBS Miami, the monster snake was captured along the Shark Valley tram road, a paved path for bicyclists and anyone taking a leisurely stroll.

The python, a female, was a mere four inches shorter than the largest in Florida history. US Geological Survey officials say that snakes of this size are able to eat animals like deer and alligators.

Fuente: mashable.com
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