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What's 17.5 feet long, weighs 164.5 pounds and has no known predators?

August 14, 2012 - Ben Klein
The largest Burmese python ever found in the Everglades National Park in Florida.

Remember this eight-foot long beauty? Prada was a severely malnourished Albino Burmese python that was taken in by Paws Along the River last November.

"People are leaving all these animals and then walking out the door, then we get a call to go get them," Paws Along the River Director Karen Kolos told me in December.

In Florida, people dump them in the Everglades.

According to CNN, this record setting python was pregnant with 87 eggs and was "so big that researchers had to pile it on top of itself and wheel it into the examination room on a flat cart. They laid it on a series of tables lined up end to end, and then five researchers worked side by side to dissect the length of the snake."

I feel like Short Round watching the CNN video where you can see just how big this thing really is.

Here's another story from November about a python that ate a 76 pound deer.

 
 

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