They took it alive and brought it to the USGS office in Davie, where they fitted it with radio transmitters and other devices and returned it to the Everglades.
Like a captured spy who becomes a double agent, the snake now worked for the U.S. government. It became what scientists call a "Judas snake," used by scientists to locate other snakes as they congregated for mating.
Now I am going to have nightmares of 87 just hatched little pythons attacking some sealed up installation that I happen to also be trapped in. It's bad enough that Florida has Aligators and Floridians, but now you have to worry about giant pythons. FUCK THAT! I can't flash freeze all of them with only two working fire exstinquishers.
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