Florida’s largest ever python has been found. Here’s the untold story of its discovery.

An exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the quest to rid the Everglades of invasive Burmese pythons—including a record-breaking, 215-pound giant.

Researchers Ian Bartoszek (left), Ian Easterling, and intern Kyle Findley (right) transport a record-breaking female Burmese Python—weighing 215 pounds and measuring 17.7 feet in length—to their lab in Naples, Florida, to be laid out and photographed.

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