Burmese Python Removal in Florida

Burmese Pythons are usually limited to the areas that are hot and tropical such as south Florida, These areas include many populated areas such as Miami, West Palm Beach, Ft Lauderdale, Homestead and The Keys areas of the state. The snake is creeping northward as its population expands, however, the colder climates of North Florida will probably halt its progress. You should never attempt to handle one of these very large snakes. Always contact a professional snake removal company in your area to handle this problem.

Removing Pythons in Florida

Python removal in Florida is now in high demand as Pythons have become recognized as an invasive species. Because of this, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the district’s combined efforts have already removed nearly thousands of invasive pythons. Burmese pythons are a non-native species to Florida and are considered to be an invasive species, no longer allowed as pets due to their impacts on native wildlife. This species is not protected in Florida except by anti-cruelty law. Burmese pythons are mostly found in South Florida. Historically, the python population was centered within Everglades National Park in Miami-Dade County.

Recent data shows us that the python population is growing in numbers to the north and west of Florida. Pythons have been found in southwest Florida in Naples and near Lake Okeechobee. If you spot a python in your yard or home, call a local snake removal specialist immediately.

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