Now That’s Scary

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I didn’t actually know that Florida contained any Burmese pythons large enough to swallow an entire adult live alligator. (Here’s the BBC story on the exploding python:

(I’m reminded of a conversation in Oxford when I had some friends over for a dinner party. I got a call from my brother in Colorado and the guests were rather shocked to hear that my brother and his family hadn’t left the house all day because there were bears in their front yard. Most Europeans have no idea how wild life can be in north America.)