COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is highlighting the efforts to remove pythons from the area.
Wildlife biologists have removed over a dozen of the invasive Burmese python in Southwest Florida, including 3,000 python eggs.
The conservancy says the information they collect is leading to the development of an effective management technique that combines both hunting and tracking tools.
At a demonstration Thursday, biologist Ian Bartozsek performed a necropsy on an adult female python recently captured in the Everglades. Inside they find 95 developing eggs: