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Where are Burmese pythons or other large constrictors distributed in Florida?

The Burmese python is now distributed across more than a thousand square miles of southern Florida from coast to coast. This includes Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park, Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area, Big Cypress National Preserve, Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge, Picayune Strand State Forest, Collier-Seminole State Park, and Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. A population of Boa constrictors has been established for many years in southern Miami, centered on a county park.

Researchers have recently confirmed the presence of a reproducing population of northern African pythons on the western boundary of Miami; this species is both visually and ecologically very similar to the Burmese python. There is currently no evidence for wild and reproducing populations of the various anaconda species or the reticulated python (the longest snake in the world), although representatives of both groups have been captured or sighted in the wild in Florida and elsewhere.