Huge 17ft Python Snake Found In Ft. Lauderdale

Florida — A Florida Fish & Wildlife python trapper had the catch of a lifetime in a wildlife area west of Fort Lauderdale.

Kogo, a trapper for the state, wrangled a 17-foot, 1-inch apex predator along the Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area.

With the 2024 Florida Python Challenge to begin this summer, experts warn that hotter temperatures, constant rainfall, and humidity can make the invasive snakes more apparent in more residential areas. Watch video of the wrangle below.



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