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Python hunt in Everglades nets just 68: organizers

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Hundreds of hunters spent a month combing Florida's Everglades for Burmese pythons, in the end capturing and killing 68 of the slithery, invasive reptiles, organizers said. 

A Burmese python is shown to the media at the start of the 2013 Python Challenge on January 12, 2013 in Davie, Florida. Hundreds of hunters spent a month combing Florida's Everglades for Burmese pythons, in the end capturing and killing 68 of the slithery, invasive reptiles, organizers said.

The longest was 14 feet and three inches, netting the hunter who brought it in a $1,000 prize.

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