U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw (R-Fla.,) left, National Park Service Park Ranger Ben Morgan, second from left, U.S. Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, third from left, and EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson, right, hold a 14 foot female python that was found in the Everglades during their tour of the Everglades National Park, Sept. 24, 2006. The group was promoting the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Project. The python is an invasive species which has been wreaking havoc with the glades ecosystem.
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