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February 12, 2013 11:42 AM

Everglades Python Challenge haul hits target with 50 snakes captured

Fifty snakes, with perhaps a handful yet to be officially tallied. The haul from Florida’s much-ballyhooed Python Challenge, which wrapped up at midnight Sunday, may not sound impressive. In reality, the effort bagged pretty much what many scientists, reptile experts and Florida wildlife managers expected — lots of publicity, also known as public awareness, and lots of data for researchers.

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