In 1992, Hurricane Andrew destroyed a python breeding facility, sending its residents into the Everglades, where the Burmese python population has multiplied to an estimated 100,000. The invasive snakes devour birds, mammals and other reptiles, threatening the ecosystem's integrity, so professional hunters have been hired to remove the invasive snakes, and they've collected about 100 so far.
Paid hunters called in to fight Fla. python problem
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