CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Could invasive Burmese pythons be creeping into your backyard?
Scientists report it’s a race against the clock as more of these behemoth snakes are being found in northern territories like Charlotte County.
Now, biologists are trying to get rid of them before it’s too late.
Pythons are already well established in the Everglades but ever since they were found there in the 90s, they’ve been spreading farther north and to the coasts.
FWC reports, “Burmese pythons are currently considered established from just south of Lake Okeechobee to Key Largo and from western Broward County west to Collier County. Any pythons found outside of those areas are likely escaped or released captive animals.”
It’s not too late to stop their population from exploding in our neighborhoods. Scientists said you can report invasive species on this …