Employees hold a huge python caught in an Australian charity store. Police initially thought a burglar had fallen through the roof and made a mess.
July 10, 2013 The ransacking of a charity store in Australia by a suspected burglar with a bad case of stomach flu had investigators puzzled — until a store employee discovered the 37-pound culprit.
Florida Museum of Natural History researchers at work on the record-long Burmese python.
University of Florida
August 14, 2012 The giant was captured in Everglades National Park, where managers are struggling to control a booming population of the Southeast Asian species.
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