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A large constrictor snake, native to tropical America, which measures up to 3 metres

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Smith says little is known about the lives of Burmese pythons in the Everglades.
MIAMI -- For all the danger posed to Florida's Everglades by invasive Burmese pythons, there's one thing researchers don't want to know: how they would interact with another python species that threatens to move into the same territory.
A giant Burmese python found in Florida's Everglades has broken two records.
Secor got wrapped up in studying Burmese pythons after observing their amazing digestive feats.
The Burmese python is one of the largest species of snake in the world.
We're clearly concerned about the Burmese python invasion," says David Hallac, Everglades' chief of biological resources, "but it's really just a reminder of all the other exotic species we have.
The makers get up close and personal with one of the real giants of the reptile world, the Burmese python (pictured).
The Burmese python is one of the most difficult to get rid of.
As John is obviously not the greatest fan of cats, perhaps to illustrate the above points, he may be interested to know that last week in Bristol a tabby cat, Wilbur, strayed into the next garden only to encounter a 13-foot Burmese python (possibly with a hungry glint in its eye).
Tabby cat Wilbur, four, had been gobbled up by the Burmese python, which was allowed to roam free in the garden.
Even a Burmese python could be drawn to Hollywood, given the right offer.
The predation activity of the invasive Burmese python (Python molurus bivitattus) was evaluated using probability and the economic costs associated with current federal and state values for endangered species.