Implanting a Radio Transmitter in a Burmese Python

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Detailed Description

Researchers implant a radio transmitter in a 16-foot, 155-pound female Burmese python (Python molurus) at the South Florida Research Center, Everglades National Park. Radio-tracking builds understanding of where pythons spend their time and therefore where they can be controlled in practice. Photo courtesy of Lori Oberhofer, National Park Service.

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Image Dimensions: 1800 x 1350

Location Taken: US