May 17, 2017
Homestead, FL – The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board's Python Elimination Program continued its milestone success this week, with seven snakes eliminated in two days. This brings the total number of the invasive predators killed to 102 snakes in just 53 days.
On the night of Monday, May 15, four of the invasive predators were killed and three more were eliminated Tuesday night.
Kyle Penniston, of Homestead, captured the milestone 100th snake, a 4-foot-long python killed on the banks of the C-111 Canal in South Miami-Dade County. Penniston has killed more than 20 pythons in the last three years.