Sunshine, swing votes, and sinkholes: Think you know Florida? Take our quiz!

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So you own a pair of Mickey Mouse ears and prefer your orange juice fresh-squeezed, but that doesn't mean you know Florida. It's the state that has it all, from battleground politics and epic ecosystems to mythic reptiles and senior snowbirds. So slip on some shades: It's time for a quiz about the Sunshine State.

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1. In January 2013, a number of research, hunting, and nature organizations organized the Python Challenge, a contest to encourage hunters to 'harvest' invasive Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades. When harvesting pythons, which of the following is NOT a question to concern yourself with?

No pythons or boa constrictors are venomous. A python kills its prey by seizing the prey with its teeth, wrapping its body around the prey, and contracting its muscles until the prey dies by constriction. The pythons in the Florida Everglades, which may grow exceptionally large, have been known to kill and eat alligators and adult deer.

No pythons or boa constrictors are venomous. A python kills its prey by seizing the prey with its teeth, wrapping its body around the prey, and contracting its muscles until the prey dies by constriction. The pythons in the Florida Everglades, which may grow exceptionally large, have been known to kill and eat alligators and adult deer.

No pythons or boa constrictors are venomous. A python kills its prey by seizing the prey with its teeth, wrapping its body around the prey, and contracting its muscles until the prey dies by constriction. The pythons in the Florida Everglades, which may grow exceptionally large, have been known to kill and eat alligators and adult deer.

No pythons or boa constrictors are venomous. A python kills its prey by seizing the prey with its teeth, wrapping its body around the prey, and contracting its muscles until the prey dies by constriction. The pythons in the Florida Everglades, which may grow exceptionally large, have been known to kill and eat alligators and adult deer.

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Can non-Florida residents harvest Burmese pythons?

 

Can hunters keep the skins of the Burmese pythons they harvest?

 

Can people eat the meat of Burmese pythons?

 

Where can I buy Burmese python anti-venom?

 
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