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Huge python found in Florida had eaten a deer

South Florida Water Management via AP

In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 photo provided by the South Florida Water Management District, workers are shown holding a nearly 16-foot long Burmese Python that was captured and killed in Everglades National Park, Fla. The Python had recently consumed a 76-lb. adult female deer. The reptile was one of the largest ever found in South Florida.

South Florida Water Management via AP

In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 photo provided by the South Florida Water Management District, a nearly 16-foot long Burmese Python is shown, that was captured and killed in Everglades National Park, Fla.

AP reports:

Officials in the Florida Everglades have captured and killed a 16-foot (4.88-meter)-long Burmese python that had just eaten an adult deer.

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