Hunting Excursions Latest In Effort To Curb Evasive Snake Population

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BR Slocum carries a snake catcher as he hunts for python's in the... News PhotoAward,Carrying,Catching,Contest,Control,Day,Environment,Environmental Conservation,Environmental Issues,Everglades National Park,Florida - US State,Gulf Coast States,Harvesting,Horizontal,Killing,Living Organism,Long,Miami,Month,Python,Snake,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesMIAMI, FL - JANUARY 12: BR Slocum carries a snake catcher as he hunts for python's in the Florida Everglades on the first day of the 2013 Python Challenge on January 12, 2013 in Miami, 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)