WATCH: 17-foot python largest caught in Florida program

A record-setting 17-foot python was caught in Florida at the beginning of December (WFLA Photo)
A record-setting 17-foot python was caught in Florida at the beginning of December (WFLA Photo)

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (WFLA/WTVJ) – Python hunters made a monster catch in the Everglades over the weekend.

The 17-foot long python they captured has broken a record. It’s the largest python ever caught during Florida’s python elimination program.

The python weighed in at 132 pounds. It was caught at the Big Cypress National Preserve.

The hunters will receive $375 for catching the snake.

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