Florida's Challenge: $1K to Killer of Longest Python

State tries new tactic in bid to deal with invasive species

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 6, 2012 2:07 PM CST

(Newser) – Florida has an interesting way of dealing with the invasive Burmese pythons colonizing the Everglades: dangle cash prizes in front of would-be hunters. Next month's 2013 Python Challenge, run by the state wildlife commission, will award $1,000 to the hunter who kills the...   Read full story »


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