Burmese Pythons: Removals
* Consistent with National Park Service management policies, Everglades National Park has initiated a pilot authorized agent program to assist with python removal in and around the park. The pilot program has been renewed for 2011/2012 and remains capped at 30 agents. The park has met this quota due to overwhelming interest from qualified applicants.
† These preliminary data, derived from records secured by Everglades National Park, remain subject to quality assurance and quality control.
Did You Know?
Soft-shell turtles may not have the protective hard covering seen on other turtles, but they make up for that with relatively greater speeds in the water. Also, their long noses are well adapted for snorkeling. These amazing animals seem perfectly built for a life in the Everglades!