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Should pythons be banned in Florida?



Python Florida officials are considering a ban on Burmese pythons after a pet snake killed a 2-year-old girl while she slept in her crib in Sumter County  last month.

The Buzz writes about Gov. Crist's visit to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission today to learn more about how the agency is attacking the proliferation of Burmese pythons in the Everglades. The state's python capture program began July 17 and will end Oct. 31, and state officials say they are considering asking the state Legislature to ban Internet sales of pythons.

What do you think? Would you support a ban?

Photo of the python that killed the Sumter County girl. Will Vragovic | Times

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 3:55pm]


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