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A Sneaky Way of Solving Florida's Python Problem

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 17, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 12:08

(Originally aired 2/14/18) Guest: M. Rockwell Parker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, James Madison University How do you catch a 20-foot long, 200-pound, alligator-eatin’ python? Or should you just run? Probably a good idea, but Burmese Pythons are a major problem in the Florida Everglades and they’re really tricky to catch. So a wily biologist named Rocky Parker has a tricky solution he’s hoping will work.