Florida’s Invasive Pythons Spur Proposal to Pay Hunters

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Hired guns to take out alien pythons?

Yep, that’s a proposed plan for the South Florida Water Management District in an effort to rid the state of the massive serpents that have infested remote swamps and islands, and are increasingly showing up in homeowners backyards and vacant lots.

The proposal will pay hunters an hourly wage, plus a bonus for every python they collect. The plan is endorsed by the native Miccosukee Indian Tribe, that still retains hunting rights on much South…

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