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Essential Science: How pythons regenerate their organs

Pythons are remarkable in many ways and this includes the ability to regenerate their organs. Unlocking the genetic secret of this could aid medics who seek to improve the way people, recover from injuries.

Cat-eating Burmese python captured in Florida

Port St. Lucie - They can grow up to 23-feet long and weigh up to 200 pounds, and they are the apex predator of Florida's Everglades. We're talking about the Burmese python, a non-native species that has gotten loose, reproduced and taken over our southernmost state.

Pythons have an in-built auto pilot

Miami - Burmese pythons may have a homing sense that can guide them over distances as long as 20 miles, according to a new study.

5-foot bull snake slithers about city as museum tries to find it

A bull snake was spotted slithering about Douglas Park in the city of Regina, Sask. this week. The snake was seen by a local who snapped a photo and showed it to the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in the city, who would like to find it.

Nineteen pythons found by firefighters in burning trailer

Being a firefighter is dangerous work, and some of those dangers can come from the most unexpected places, such as finding 19 pythons inside a burning trailer in Utah.

Burmese Pythons Invade Florida Everglades

The fragile wetlands known as the Everglades have now become home to more than 150,000 alien Burmese pythons dumped there by uncaring pet owners. What threats do they pose for other indigenous wildlife? Read on and…shiver a little.

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