Mike Kimmel it is used to catch snakes, usually with no more than three feet in length. This experience has allowed him to survive the encounter with the python, the rose garden of the more than five meters in length.
My heart began to speed up,” he said Kimmelabout the time he saw the thing in the past week, the Everglades National Park, a natural reserve with an estimated 6 thousand square kilometers of land, situated in the FloridaIn The United States.
Kimmel it is the owner of the Martin County, Trapping & Wildlife Rescue, a company dedicated to the capture of animals in the wild, be it hunting or rescue.
“You already got some great before, but this seemed to be a giant,” he said that NOWadmitting that you feel scared. After an intense fight, in what turned out to be a bite, was able to catch up to the head of the beast, and dragit up to the boat, where the eutanasiou.
You can see from the pictures below, taken by the Kimmelbut let’s save that you will be able to hurt sensitivities.
Kimmel he says he is waiting for the official measures of the authorities, but he says that when he measured it in the house, there were more than 5 feet in length, and weighing from 58 to 68 pounds.
It should be noted that this reptile is considered to be an invasive species in the Everglades National Park. In the decade of the 80’s, and some of the snakes were released at the site in an illegal way, and, to the extent that if you have been playing, there has been a decrease from 88% to 99% of the local population of the raccoons, skunks and the lynx. Other species, such as rabbits and foxes have disappeared completely.
Right now, the environmental authorities make an effort to find and capture the female.