I wasn't sure if I should put this here or down in the Bizarre sub-forum. This is what we have as "animal nusances" down here: Livestock-killing, 11-foot Burmese python nabbed in Miami-Dade By Linda Trischitta, Sun Sentinel 6:34 p.m. EDT, August 1, 2011 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY The 911 dispatcher called Venom 1 with a doozie on Friday afternoon: a snake's fat tail, possibly 12-inches in diameter, was wiggling beneath a shipping container on the property of a Homestead homeowner. But Lt. Scott Mullin, of Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue's Venom Response Bureau, was not near the homeowner's farm and asked Miami-Dade firefighters from Station 60 to handle the call until he could get there. The serpent was the suspected predator after several of the caller's chickens, goats and pet cats disappeared from the farm in the 22000 block of Southwest 264th Street, west of Krome Avenue near the Everglades **more at link** http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/florida/fl-python-seized-20110801,0,440454.story There video at the link is short - and if you're not of the squeamish type you can watch them pull this thing out! She certainly was a big girl and evidently has been eating quite well lately.