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very large boa of tropical America and West Indies

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Invasion of the Burmese Python is part game and part interactive nature documentary.
Maybe one trip in five turns up a Burmese python," said Pou as we munched gator bites and fry bread at a Seminole restaurant at day's end.
A giant Burmese python found in Florida's Everglades has broken two records.
Burmese pythons, kudzu and Asian carp are a few infamous examples of invasive plant and animal species causing massive damage to American agriculture, biodiversity and national parks.
Students at the University of Alabama are used to seeing a 3-meter (10 foot)-long Burmese python slithering down the hallways of the biology department.
A real 11ft albino Burmese python has been cast to appear in a performance of Esther: Queen Of Egypt.
It appears difficult if not impossible to solve this problem at the point of release, where a single pet owner releases, loses, or otherwise introduces a Burmese python into the environment.
SCHOOLchildren from Southern Road Primary, in Plaistow, London, look on as members of staff at London Zoo carry Big Bertha, a 16-foot Burmese python, from the Veterinary Hospital to the zoo''s Reptile House, after the newly-arrived snake finished her quarantine period.
A 12FT-LONG Burmese python is on the loose in Fife after escaping from its owner's home.
The Burmese python (Python molurus bivitattus) is now well established in Everglades National Park (ENP), Florida (Snow 2006, Snow et al.
RAMALLAH: A lot of fathers would prefer their two-year-old daughters not to ride a giant Burmese python down the street like a pony - but not Jamal Amwasi of Ramallah.
Creepy Crawlies has five dedicated exhibits -- an Insect Wall featuring tarantulas, spiders, scorpions, millipedes, mantes, beetles and the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach; the Wall Mounted Glass Exhibits comprising walking sticks, geckos, frogs, lizards and toads; the Iguana Enclosure; the Burmese Python Enclosure and the Tree Snake Enclosure featuring the Oriental Whip Snake and Red Tail Racer Snake.
An exotic pet-gone-wild, the Burmese python may be responsible for altering Florida's best places in big ways.
The makers get up close and personal with one of the real giants of the reptile world, the Burmese python (pictured).