A bounty on Burmese pythons is attracting snake hunters to the Florida Everglades. The python problem has gotten out of hand and it is estimated there are over 100,000 living in the Everglades.
“I grab him behind the head and stick the knife through his brain, end it quickly.” Said Justin Matthews, 55, a wildlife rescuer from Manatee County.
Click on “cash-prize prowl” in the article for more information about the contest. For those who don’t win, good snake skins can also be sold for $45 per square foot.