Senator Bill Nelson Hunts Pythons in the Everglades

Posted on January 18, 2013

Senator Bill Nelson has joined the hunt for pythons in the Everglades. Florida launched the 2013 Python Challenge to help reduce the number of pythons in the Everglades. The snakes are consuming native creatures and are considered a major pest. There are thought to be as many as 150,000 of them. However, sending regular citizens armed with weapons into the swamps to find them doesn't really seem like the best eradication method. Senator Nelson says we have to find better methods to find the pythons. Nelson says the snakes will come out of the swamps and invade neighborhoods next. Take a look:

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