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Florida Python Collection Hits the News

Florida Python Collection Hits the News

We are pleased that many media outlet nationwide have featured this collaboration. It affects the entire nation, as conservation is increasingly important and keeping the rich landscape and beauty around us is at the forefront of everyone's mind. 

Collaboration Launch Party

Collaboration Launch Party

See photos from the event!

Florida Python Collection in the News

Read Sarasota Magazine's article about the collaboration by Ashley Cooper.

Here is a little excerpt:  

His partnership with Sedacca was a natural fit.

“We’re friends; I had been buying orchids from him for years and years,” Sedacca says. “I knew he got involved in the python program, and I said, ‘What are you doing with [the snakes]?’ At first, he was catching them and keeping them alive, bringing them to the University of Florida, where he knew someone there who was analyzing them. Then the program changed, and he was able to get [the pythons’] skins. 

“So I said, ‘Why don’t...


How many invasive Burmese pythons have been caught?

The Python Elimination Program has proven to be a great success in Florida's Everglades. South Florida Water Management has taken many steps to ameliorate this grave issue.

 

As of March 21st 2018, 914 pythons have been caught, saving many native animals.