Hunters catch 17-foot python in Big Cypress National Preserve

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Hunters discovered a 140-pound python in the Big Cypress National Preserve in Collier County Monday.

The giant snake was caught because of research and a new approach to finding the invasive species.

The python was over 17-feet long.

WATCH the full story above to hear from experts about the scaly reptile.

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