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17-foot Burmese Python Caught in South Florida

17-foot Burmese Python Caught in South Florida

A Burmese python measuring 17 feet in length was caught and destroyed on private property in Okeechobee County Thursday afternoon. Captured on the grounds of the Okeechobee Veterinary Hospital, the male snake weighed 207 pounds, and measured 26 inches in diameter.