EPA 2012-08-14 11:52:43 87 eggs in python's oviducts
Photo made available 14 August 2012 showing University of Florida herpetologist Kenneth Krysko holding three of the eggs found in the largest Burmese python from Florida to date at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus 10 August. A team of researchers examined the internal anatomy of the 17-foot-7-inch (approx 5.8 metres) snake Friday and found a state record 87 eggs in the python’s oviducts. An invasive species and one of the deadliest and most competitive predators in South Florida, the Burmese python was first found in the Everglades in 1979. EPA/KRISTEN GRACE FLORIDA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES
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