A 13-foot Burmese python recently burst after it apparently tried to swallow a live, six-foot alligator whole, authorities said.I'm not sure that makes any sense at all. Apparently, alligators are safe from pythons, since this one burst...
The incident has heightened biologists' fears that the nonnative snakes could threaten a host of other animal species in the Everglades.
"It means nothing in the Everglades is safe from pythons, a top-down predator," said Frank Mazzotti, a University of Florida wildlife professor.
Am I missing something here?
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