PETA: Florida python hunt, decapitation contest is ‘despicably cruel’

A hunting challenge seeks to curb Florida’s python problem.

PETA: Florida python hunt, decapitation contest is ‘despicably cruel’

Science Recorder | Staff | Saturday, January 19, 2013

Nearly 800 hunters from across the country have headed into the Florida Everglades this past week, hunting an unusual and exotic prey– the Burmese python. Since the month-long "Python Challenge" began last Saturday, 21 snakes have been confirmed killed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, prompting complaints from PETA and other animal rights groups... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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