Florida Python Challenge 2020 Gets Started
A 10-day competition to remove invasive Burmese pythons from public lands in South Florida begins Friday, Jan. 10.
officials said these snakes represent a threat to the Everglades ecosystem and the native wildlife that live there, like wading birds, small mammals and other reptiles.
The kick-off event begins at 10 AM on Friday at in Broward County.
The challenge runs through Sunday, Jan. 19.
Those who remove the longest and the most Burmese pythons will be granted awards on Saturday, Jan. 25 at in Miami.
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