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Latest News Wires Everglades snakes problematic, so non-native species banned

Everglades snakes have been around for a long time. But recently, giant snakes not native to the Everglades have been invading the Florida landmark. Now, these giant snake species have been banned.

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Four types of giant snakes that have been plaguing the Everglades are now banned from being imported into the United States or transported across state lines, federal officials announced Tuesday.