Florida: 800 people sign up to hunt invasive snakes during 'python challenge' contest

Florida: 800 people sign up to hunt invasive snakes during 'python challenge' contest

Florida Ridge : FL : USA | Jan 12, 2013 at 11:03 AM PST
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Florida: 800 people sign up to hunt invasive snakes during 'python challenge' contest

Saturday evening and ends at midnight

This appointment contest 'python challenge'

Yes now ban the possession or sale of snakes for use as pets. Federal law prohibits the importation and sale of these species.

But there is a contest offering cash prizes for those who bring in the longest snake bags whatever most snakes.

Among these awards two prizes: $ 1,000 (£ 620) for the longest snake killed and $ 1,500 at most snakes taken.

Therefore, we find there are more than 800 people

But there are terms and conditions of the competition:

For example decapitation is not recommended unless it is immediately destroyed the brain, and can remain conscious snakes for a period after the separation of the head from the body.

There are goals for the contest, including reduction of the snake population growth threaten nearby neighborhoods.
Where there are 150,000 Burmese pythons live in Florida

Where and spend devouring snakes surrounding wildlife.

I think that is interesting and surprising and exclamation this alert:

You can not kill your snake using harsh tactics and inhuman

It is difficult to achieve this in some cases become a fierce confrontation

It is not an easy contest but a confrontation with the big snakes

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Florida: 800 people sign up to hunt invasive snakes during 'python
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