A Burmese python is displayed at the kick-off ceremonies in Davie, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 for the 2013 "Python Challenge" organized by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Nearly 800 people have signed up to hunt Burmese pythons on public lands in Florida. Experts say the invasive species is decimating native wildlife in the Florida Everglades. For the first time, the public is joining licensed hunters in the search for the snakes. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Florida hunts for creatures that keep very low profile
By LIZETTE ALVAREZ
| New York Times News Service
First Published Jan 24 2013 10:38 am • Last Updated Jan 24 2013 12:16 pm
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