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April 21st, 2009
05:09 PM ET
soundoff (24 Responses)
  1. Nicholas Read

    Where was the good journalism in this piece? The reason Burmese pythons are spreading across Florida is that there are no restrictions on the keeping or selling of exotic pets in Florida. Yet, was that mentioned in your report? No. Instead you brought some jackass from an exotic pet store to show off two more pythons to your normally wise and worldly host who should have known better. But oh no, he had to play the game too. "Hey everyone, aren't I brave? I've got a snake around my neck?" Don't you realize that such shameless displays only encourage more morons - because that's what they are - to adopt more snakes? Journalism is about connecting the dots. Realizing that one thing affects another. This so-called report was a text book lesson in how not to tell a complete story.

    April 21, 2009 at 11:06 pm |
  2. Sandra Robertson, GA

    That python really liked John. I hope it didn't squeeze him too hard.
    I heard they also eat alligators and crocodiles, and other snakes. If they do make it to GA, I hope they eat some of these rattlesnakes.

    April 21, 2009 at 9:20 pm |
  3. Woody

    I don't think this is a venomous snake, I used to have one. (but not that big)

    April 21, 2009 at 9:12 pm |
  4. Ana-Texas

    Wow!! I ask the same question as Sally, where were those snakes located?

    April 21, 2009 at 8:31 pm |
  5. Sally Lockhart

    WOW!!! Where were these snakes located?

    April 21, 2009 at 8:07 pm |
  6. Josh Wight

    Aw Real Estate is slow here, but never that slow to do this kind of work.!

    Josh in Seattle

    April 21, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  7. Katie M.

    Wow...that second picture almost looks like John Zarella! How about a few details about the pics? Where were they taken?

    April 21, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  8. sharon lecouteur

    I thought it was going to be Monty Python 🙂

    April 21, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  9. Dee

    What's the story here? Escapee? Educational demonstration? In the last photo, what is the white thing the guy on the far left is holding?

    April 21, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  10. Catherine

    That is one gorgeous snake – I really like pythons...have kept boa constrictors in the past, but a python would be most interesting to take on. However, after saying that, I no longer believe in keeping wild animals in captivity on a personal basis as in 'pet' status.

    April 21, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  11. Joe G. (Illinois)

    Just what’s the context of these photos? Are these supposed to represent the Hero’s?

    April 21, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  12. Crystal

    They are the devils spawn!!!

    April 21, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  13. renne

    I could never do that....ahhh.

    April 21, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  14. Rose Parvin

    In a man's world, and in corrupted politics scene of todays, intelligent women like me are looked at as snakes and smart men as shepeards! That is why we have Global Crisis and an Imbalanced World within which a woman scientist with9 ground breaking books in 1994 gets censored for 12 years and no one reacts and everyone supports and when she guides all and brings her Global Peace Porgram home to save the world and finally is given a small window to respond and still her words being stolen without credit, she spells it like it is corruption and injustice and is given the snake pictures! Evolutionary change is in the air and yet you must have God's Tolerance!

    April 21, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  15. marjorie

    im jus glad it wasnt u,im a big fan of urs,and lv ur show 360.

    April 21, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  16. kelly

    Amazing, probably could get bigger to?

    April 21, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  17. A'kyra

    Wow. Creepy

    April 21, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  18. jennifer

    I love snakes! if they need homes I'll take 2. we have plenty of room. we already have a 12 footer and plenty of rats to feed them!

    April 21, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  19. Julie

    My bigest fear are snakes, that one would definitly do me in thats HUGE.........................you couldn t pay me all the money in the world to go near that snake. julie frm canada.

    April 21, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  20. Annie Kate

    That is one monster of a snake – where did they find it? I would hate to come across a snake that big and I bet if I did I would get away from it in record time.

    April 21, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  21. Eliezer Almonte

    Hey, what was up with that Python?, just curious.

    April 21, 2009 at 5:58 pm |
  22. Tamra

    Williessss time... But there was a pic warning. :o)

    April 21, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  23. Linda Rockwell

    Exactly where might one find, or perhaps more specifically avoid, such pythons????

    April 21, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  24. Darin

    Wholly moly. That is one long snake. That would scare the cr@p out of me.

    April 21, 2009 at 5:16 pm |