Florida creates python season, hunting license

February 22, 2010 by  
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Images-1 Through action of the the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, those holding valid hunting licenses may purchase a $26 permit to hunt Burmese and Indian pythons, African rock pythons, green anacondas and Nile monitor lizards from March 8 to April 17 on state-managed lands around the Everglades in South Florida. Via AP.
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3 Comments on "Florida creates python season, hunting license"

  1. Richard Sites on Mon, 22nd Feb 2010 11:34 AM 

    The State has no plan to eradicate them. This is a plan to charge fees and regulate the problem. If they wanted to eliminate the snakes, they should open the season and ask for the public’s help. Read my comments over at http://www.coastalflorida.blogspot.com

  2. Ed Harris on Mon, 22nd Feb 2010 1:37 PM 

    Taste like chicken? probably more like iguana

    http://weblogs.sun-sentinel.com/news/columnists/mayo/blog/2009/07/python_recipes_anyone.html

    …went trolling the Internet this morning, and found a pretty amusing discussion thread on “How to cook Burmese python” over at Chowhound. A commenter named Veggo wrote: “I suggest a 1-day marinade with soy sauce, orange juice concentrate, scallions, ginger, and honey. Bake it with the marinade and baste occasionally. Florida is overrun with them; we need to make them delicious.”

    Iguana recipes here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iguana_meat

  3. Joe Schmoe on Wed, 24th Feb 2010 2:05 AM 

    Can anyone say “Python” Tacos?

    Cook down some onion, Poblano, garlic, add some tomatillo sauce, chipotle sauce, cayenne pepper sauce, cumin, cilantro & cook the meat in that… serve in corn tortillas with your fav salsa & fresh lettuce, cilantro & minced onion & EAT IT UP FLORIDA!!!

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