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WEC242: Burmese Pythons in South Florida: Scientific Support for Invasive Species Management

Figure 9. Movements of two telemetered pythons that were captured near the L-67 levee and released in the SFWMD S-332D Retention area. Python 3 (male, 3.5 m/11.5 ft.) made small movements from 3/29/06 until 7/20/06 when it began a journey of 69.8 km (43 miles) toward its original capture area, then farther north near the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. Due to concern that it was too close to homes, python 3 was relocated to L-67 Extension levee on 11/20/06; it remained in this area until 1/8/07.