Burmese Pythons: Removals

Annual Tally of Burmese Pythons Removed In and Around Everglades National Park (Including Big Cypress, Everglades City, Marco Island, Key Largo, etc) by
Authorized Agents*, Park Staff, and Park Partners
Note: Compilation statistics were taken over by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2013

Year

Number of Pythons Removed

2012

152

2011

169

2010

322

2009

367

2008

343

2007

248

2006

170

2005

94

2004

70

2003

23

2002

14

2001

3

2000

2

Total

1,977


* Everglades National Park maintains a network of authorized agents to assist with python removal within the park. These authorized agents are volunteers who are trained and experienced in python removal. People trained and experienced in large snake capture who are interested in becoming authorized agents can email e-mail us indicating their interest and experience.

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