Photo: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
A resident of the U.S. state of Florida caught the dark tiger Python with a length of five meters 18 centimeters. It is reported KIRO-TV.
Josh Turner (Josh Turner) from Florida city of Naples was faced with a huge snake on the eighth month of hunting pythons, which he kept in the Everglades national Park. According to him, this is the largest specimen that he came across. Before zmeelov been able to find a Python with a length of not more than 4.6 meters.
Dark tiger pythons generally grow to 3.7 meters in length. Hunters working in the Everglades, managed to catch this length of 5.59 meters.
Tiger pythons accidentally came to Florida from Southeast Asia about 30 years ago. They have bred in the region of the Everglades, which occupies the southern quarter of the Peninsula, and began to exterminate the local fauna. The state government has repeatedly staged competitions for hunters, pythons, designed to reduce the population of invasive species. For killed snakes monetary return.
Video, photo All from Russia.