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18-foot Burmese python found in Florida Everglades

A near record-breaking Burmese Python measuring more than 18-feet long (5.5 meters) is shown in this January 4, 2014 handout photo provided by South Florida Water Management District, January 5, 2014 in Everglades National Park near Miami, Florida. REUTERS/South Florida Water Management District/Handout via Reuters

A near record-breaking Burmese Python measuring more than 18-feet long (5.5 meters) is shown in this January 4, 2014 handout photo provided by South Florida Water Management District, January 5, 2014 in Everglades National Park near Miami, Florida....more

A near record-breaking Burmese Python measuring more than 18-feet long (5.5 meters) is shown in this January 4, 2014 handout photo provided by South Florida Water Management District, January 5, 2014 in Everglades National Park near Miami, Florida. REUTERS/South Florida Water Management District/Handout via Reuters
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A near record-breaking Burmese Python measuring more than 18-feet long (5.5 meters) is shown in this January 4, 2014 handout photo provided by South Florida Water Management District January 5, 2014 in Everglades National Park near Miami, Florida. REUTERS/South Florida Water Management District/Handout via Reuters

A near record-breaking Burmese Python measuring more than 18-feet long (5.5 meters) is shown in this January 4, 2014 handout photo provided by South Florida Water Management District January 5, 2014 in Everglades National Park near Miami, Florida....more

A near record-breaking Burmese Python measuring more than 18-feet long (5.5 meters) is shown in this January 4, 2014 handout photo provided by South Florida Water Management District January 5, 2014 in Everglades National Park near Miami, Florida. REUTERS/South Florida Water Management District/Handout via Reuters
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