Hunting Excursions Latest In Effort To Curb Evasive Snake Population

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A Burmese python is held by Jeff Fobb as he speaks to the media at... News PhotoAward,Catching,Contest,Control,Environment,Environmental Conservation,Environmental Issues,Environmental Media Awards,Event,Everglades National Park,Florida - US State,Gulf Coast States,Harvesting,Horizontal,Killing,Launch Event,Living Organism,Long,Month,Press Conference,Python,Snake,Talking,The Media,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesDAVIE, FL - JANUARY 12: A Burmese python is held by Jeff Fobb as he speaks to the media at the registration event and press conference for the start of the 2013 Python Challenge on January 12, 2013 in Davie, Florida.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and its partners launched the month long 2013 Python Challenge to harvest Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades, a species that is not native to Florida.The contest features prizes of $1,000 for catching the longest snake and $1,500 for catching the most. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)