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Optional Safe Capture Trainings

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The Florida Python Challenge® optional safe capture trainings include an overview of the Florida Python Challenge® and will help teach participants how to identify, locate and safely capture Burmese pythons. You can take this free optional training at any time!

If you plan to register for the Florida Python Challenge®, this training will reinforce portions of the required Online Training module but provides additional information to help you on your quest.

Searching for Pythons

This educational video will provide expert tips for locating pythons in the wild.

Safe Capture of Burmese Pythons

This educational video will help you learn how to safely capture and humanely kill invasive pythons.

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Python Patrol Safe Capture Training

Python Patrol is a no-cost training program that aims to create a network of trained individuals able to identify Burmese pythons, report sightings, and in some cases, capture and humanely kill the snakes. The Python Patrol PDF is available and free to all Florida Python Challenge® participants. 

View Python Patrol PDF