All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Python’

Python Found In Florida Measures 18 Feet

While snakes are not a rare sight in Florida, an eighteen-foot Burmese python is. On February 4, a massive 150-pound Burmese python was killed in the Florida Everglades by workers with the South Florida Water Management District. The agency’s spokesperson Randy Smith says that it is not uncommon for the workers to come across snakes, and that it actually happens …

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18-Foot Python: Burmese Behemoth Found In Florida Almost Ties Record

An 18-foot python found in the Florida Everglades almost tied in size with the state’s record setting snake. The Miami Herald reported that the massive Burmese beast was captured on Tuesday by python control on the L-28 levee, roughly 5 miles north of Tamiami Trail. Engineers came across the creature while inspecting levees in the Everglades. South Florida Water Management …

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Python Bali – Kills Security Guard

A security guard working near the Hyatt Hotel in Bali, Indonesia was strangled to death by a wayward Python. The victim, Ambar Arianto Mulyo, was a 59-year-old security guard at a nearby restaurant. The 15-foot long python snake slithered across the road around 3 a.m. close to the luxury hotel, Agung Bawa, an assistant security manager at the hotel said. …

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Man Found with 850 Snakes in His Home

A Long Island animal control officer was found keeping about 850 snakes in his home on Thursday, two of which were 6-foot Burmese pythons – all part of an illegal reptile sales operation. The snakes were all housed in the two garages of Richard Parinello, 44, of Shirley, New York. The Burmese pythons, which can grow to 30 feet long, …

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New Brunswick Snake Put Down After Boys’ Deaths

An African python that escaped it’s enclosure and killed two young boys has been put down, authorities in Canada say. 4-year old Noah Barthe and his brother, 7-year old Connor, were reportedly on a sleepover at a friend’s apartment over the weekend when they were killed by the giant snake. Jean-Claude Savoie owns a small pet store–Reptile Ocean–over which he …

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19-Foot Python Found, Killed in Miami

Though the classic Jennifer Lopez/Ice Cube movie Anaconda may have exaggerated it just a bit, it is true that snakes can grow to a terrifying size. Now, one man in Miami has found a record-setting snake that’s longer than three human adults are tall. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), a man named Jason Leon has …

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk Now Runs Python Apps

Amazon announced that AWS Elastic Beanstalk will now support Python applications, in addition to PHP, Java and .NET. Specifically, Elastic Beanstalk will now support Python apps and frameworks that run on Apache HTTP Server and the WSGI interface. Amazon also introduced new features, which it says will make it easier to build Python web apps on Elastic Beanstalk. “First, you …

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Project Glass Engineer Teaches You How To Program Driverless Cars

Sebastian Thrun is a Google Fellow and VP, a Stanford Professor, and the co-founder fo Udacity.com. He’s also on the Project Glass team, which last week, unveiled the much talked about Google glasses. He was one of the names that signed the initial announcement post for Project Glass on Google+. It just so happens that he is also involved with …

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Reddit Hosting Sprint To Fix Their API At PyCon 2012

Reddit wants you to join them at PyCon 2012. What is PyCon? Read on to find out. Reddit, as defined by them in a blog post, is “a bit unique.” I would use other adjectives to describe the Web site, but I can’t argue that unique is a good term for them as well. My definition, however, relates to the …

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