Educational Resources

Humane Treatment of Snakes in Florida | PETA

In this article from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, information on the Florida Python Challenge and Florida’s python problem are given.  PETA advocates for humane killing methods for pythons, as suggested by the American Veterinary Medical Association. 

Removing Pythons in Florida | Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Comission

Learn about three different methods the Florida government deems appropriate for humanely killing pythons, including using a firearm and decapacitation.

Snakes of Georgia | Georgia Department of Natural Resources (Wildlife Division)

Pythons are an invasive species in Florida, but snakes in other parts of the United States – such as Georgia – are critical to an area’s ecosystem.  In this article, learn more about living with snakes in Georgia.

Florida Museum

Learn more about the conservation of the Everglades from the Florida Museum, with the University of Florida.  Discover endangered species, invasive species, and much more.