Florida researchers caught a gigantic Burmese python, breaking a record of 98 kg, with 122 eggs (clip)

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The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced a successful catch.Burmese Python inEverglades Park Weight 98 kg (215 lbs) is a new record for the most troublesome alien invaders in Florida. Heavier than the previous record 13.6 kg. In addition, the female python caught also has122 eggs were in the belly, another record. On average, a Burmese python in Florida has 45 eggs, and a measurement of nearly 5.4 meters (18 feet) in length is another record. On average, a python caught has an average length of 1.8-3 meters.

The team’s biologist Ian Bartoszek explains that the nearly 100-kilometre python was discovered by using a male caught and implanted in a radio transmitter to track its movements, says team biologist Ian Bartoszek. It was this spy snake that led researchers to find the reproductive female snake and its nest. A male snake named Dionysus or Dion is 3.7 meters long. The team tracked its movements in the western area of ​​Everglades. It goes to that area often. Therefore, it is believed that there should be a goal. And finally, the team found the largest female snake they’d ever seen. The 122 eggs found in the snake were a new limit for the number of eggs a female snake could produce.It is also possible that the Burmese python may have been one of the first pet snakes released into the wild decades ago.

Snake autopsy still found the last meal is an adult white-tailed deer Pythons are known to eat 24 mammals, 47 species of birds and two reptiles, the biologist said. female python removal It is critical to disrupt the reproduction cycle of the top predators of the food chain. that are undermining the ecosystem of the Everglades Park and stealing food from other native animals

Burmese python enters US through exotic pet trade Some fell out or the owner intentionally released it because he couldn’t raise it. become a threat to the Florida environment. US national parks said in the report. The first Burmese python in the Everglades began in 1979. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has eliminated more than 1,000 pythons on an area of ​​260 sq km, with a total weight of 11,793 kg since 2013.

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