13-Foot-Python Found On St. Pete Golf Course
“He told me … ‘Mom do you see that snake?’ And I’m like ‘What?’” recalls Nancy Davis.http://www.floridatoday.com/videonetwork/2435326895001/13-foot-python-makes-home-in-golf-resort
Davis was with her 16-year-old son, Brad, in a canoe paddling along the back side of the Vinoy Golf Club when the two spotted a giant, Burmese Python swimming along the mangroves.
“What we saw was like, eight feet out of the water and it continues on in … I can only imagine it was 12 or 13 feet at least.”
“When he shot the picture to me it was like, ‘holy crap, just like in the Everglades,’” says Brad’s father, who had a photo of the snake sent to him on his cell phone.
Florida Fish and Wildlife officials have confirmed the snake is a Burmese Python. A team of trappers was dispatched to the neighborhood earlier this week, prompting the HOA to issue a warning to residents.
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