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Python Slithers Away From Home, Winds Up In Man's Toilet Miles Away
The out-of-place snake turned out to be a lost pet, said Virginia Beach Animal Control.
Here's Why You Shouldn't Take Selfies With Pythons
As the victim said, "This is entirely my fault."
Woman Says 'Frigging Huge' Snake Has Lived In Her House For Years
So she caught the python and put a stop to that.
Alleged Cat-Eating Python Captured In (Yup, You Guessed It) Florida
Funding Needed to Wage Battles in the War Against Invasive Species in the 'Glades
Advocate for Florida's wildlife and special places
Fighting the war against invasive species is needed to secure our investment in long-term restoration goals. Machetes, herbicides, and python-sniffing dogs can take us part of the way there.
Pythons Have Surprising Homing Ability, New Snake Navigation Study Finds (VIDEO)
By Sarah C. P. Williams, Science
See more ScienceShots. This story has been provided by AAAS, the non-profit science society, and its international journal
Travel Adventure: My Worst Nightmare, Attacked by a Giant Python
Author: Riding with George, My Brother/My Enemy, Al Qaeda's Gr...
As we scaled coral cliffs and peered down into a dark crevice, I queried our agile guide in flip-flops about what we would do in case of a poisonous snakebite. He was too busy scouring the rocks to answer back.
Meet the "Everglades" Pizza, a Pie Topped With Python Meat
As if that wasn't enough, the special toppings don't just stop at snake, but include other swamp critters like frogs and alligator.
Reptile Group Sues To Overturn Federal Ban On Burmese Python
By Sun Sentinel, Sun Sentinel
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Road Trip Through Wild Wild Florida. Part I.
French-American Features and Travel writer ♫.
Florida is a long and skinny state, a true peninsula. From head to toe (Pensacola to Key West) it's 832-mile long, and can be done in about 15-18 hours, on a good day.
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Largest Python Ever Caught In Florida Captured By Jason Leon, Miami Man (PHOTO, VIDEO)
“This event highlights how the Exotic Species hotline allows the public to help us obtain more information about Burmese
The Orchid Thief: a Tiny Insect Invades Florida's Swamps
Chief Operating Officer NextGen Climate America Inc.; NRDC Sen...
Already beleaguered by flower snatchers and threatened by habitat destruction and climate change, Florida's wild orchids now face the dreaded boisduval scale.
Hunters Capture Massive Burmese Python In Everglades (VIDEO)
Check out photos of Florida's latest record-breaker below: Ramirez and Brana's python was just short of the record-breaking
Kim Kardashian Angers PETA With Python Skin Boots
PETA said they had nothing to do with the incident, though they did offer to pay the legal fees of the woman responsible
Pythons, Kitties, and Snails, Oh My! : Invasive Species Taking Over the Everglades
Stephanie Sarkis PhD NCC DCMHS LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Author
Invasive species have increased in the Everglades at an alarming rate. Pythons tend to get more headlines, but little guys like the island apple snail and Asiatic clam can cause just as much damage to the ecosystem.
Chimps With Machetes And 4 Other Pets You Shouldn't Have (VIDEO)
With the recent rash of animal attacks that have been occurring across the country, maybe it's time to look back at some
This Week In Animals: Polar Bears, Tiny Animals, Smart Llamas And More! (PHOTOS)
HuffPost Green posted some wild animal stories this week, which we hope you enjoyed. Click through our slideshow for a refresher
Are You an Animal Lover?
Can snakes and turtles feel love? I suppose I'd have to be a snake or a turtle to be sure, and therein lies the rub.
An Ounce of Python Prevention
Chief Program & Policy Officer, The Humane Society of the ...
There have been well-known cases of exotic species that should never have been introduced in the U.S. Whether they are the zebra mussels, the snakehead fish, or the Gambian rats that caused the 2003 monkeypox outbreak.
Greening Hollywood: Enchanted Green Hallow's Eve
To read more from Paige Donner visit her Green Blog Network an...
Ecostation... has created an environmentally aware Haunted Fun House for kids and parents that offers an afternoon of trick-or-treating and learning about Earth's animal-kingdom inhabitants.
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