Registration Now Open for 2021 Florida Python Challenge, Removal Competition Begins July 9

invasive pythons don't belong and pose a threat to native wildlife

WATCH: Looking for Pythons – The Florida Python Challenge is an exciting conservation effort that helps protect the rare Everglades habitat and the animals that live there from these invasive, nonnative snakes. CLICK HERE to register>>>>

(FWC) – The Florida Everglades is an extraordinary ecosystem unlike any other in the world.

It is home to a variety of rare and unique wildlife including a diversity of native birds, mammals, fish, and reptiles.

However, some reptiles, like the invasive Burmese python, do not belong in this ecosystem and pose a threat to native wildlife.

The Florida Python Challenge is an exciting conservation effort that helps protect the rare Everglades habitat and the animals that live there from these invasive, nonnative snakes.

The python removal competition begins at 8 a.m. on July 9 and ends at 5 p.m. on July 18.

Competitors can work in teams, but all participants must register individually. Pythons can only be submitted under one participant’s name.

All Florida Python Challenge participants are required to take the free Online Training Module and pass the quiz with at least an 80% before registering.

CLICK HERE to register>>>>

The Florida Python Challenge is an exciting conservation effort that helps protect the rare Everglades habitat and the animals that live there from these invasive, nonnative snakes. (FWC image)
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