MANATEE COUNTY, Fla.—An Everglades python hunter found some recent work in Tampa Bay.

Bill Booth captured a 13-foot 9-inch-long and 75-pound python in east Manatee County.

Booth said he had been looking for the large snake, but a truck got to it first and ran it over.

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In early October the South Florida Water Management District’s Python Elimination Program had taken out more than 1,700 pythons in the Everglades.

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