Calling all snake hunters. Florida opens registration for this year’s python challenge
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MIAMI — Have you ever wanted to become a snake hunter in the Florida Everglades? Now’s your chance. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced registration is open for the state’s 2022 Python Challenge at a news conference in the Everglades on Thursday. He said the ravenous snakes, which gulp down all kinds of native wildlife, could undo the billions of dollars spent on restoration. “These pythons are a threat to the Everglades,” he said. “It’s just unbelievable what they will ravage when they’re there.” The python challenge is one of several creative ways the state is trying to tackle its enormous snake iss...