The largest Burmese python ever found in the U.S. state of Florida, caught in the Everglades National Park, said agentstvoFrans Press.
"This is just horrible beast, about a foot (30.5 cm) in width," — told reporters herpetologist Kenneth Crisco (Kenneth Krysko).
Crisco added that the length of the python to be about 5.35 m, weight — 74.5 pounds. Moreover, pregnant 87 reptile eggs.
The study population of Burmese pythons in Florida, scientists will conduct a thorough study of the reptile. The fact that the first such python was found only in the state in 1979. Since then, the population has increased significantly — according to scientists, it is in the thousands and even hundreds of thousands.
At the end of the study of the giant python while pobudet living exhibit in the local museum of natural science, and then return to the national park.