Python catching class

EVERGLADES, FL (WFLX) - Wildlife experts are getting serious about the python problem in the Everglades.

Scientists are now training more locals to catch, and safely remove the snakes from the area.

Organizers plan to train emergency service workers to deal with the problematic predators as well.

It's believed many of the snakes were once pets, but either escaped or were released when they became too large.

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