The nationwide Park service released image that show the carcass of one American alligator the was virtually swallowed by a Burmese python.
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Park officials uncovered the pet carcasses in a remote part of Everglades national Park, in south Miami-Dade, Florida, top top Monday, Sept. 26, 2005. It shows up that the 13-foot long Burmese python attempted come swallow the six-foot alligator prior to its stomach ruptured, leading to the deaths the both animals.
American alligators are indigenous to the Everglades, if the Burmese python is not. Like plenty of other alien types in Florida, the Burmese python today has an established populations in Florida’s wildlands, wherein is eats native types and causes ecological damage.
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