Slithering hell! The snakes that eat crocs for breakfast and are fast becoming super-predators of the Florida Everglades
Sambath Uon and his Burmese Python. Many snake owners treat their animals much like cats or dogs, allowing them to curl up on the sofa. Indeed, provided they are well-fed, most pythons will not threaten anyone and are frightened of humans. But few people have the expertise, or the room, to cope with a full-grown Burmese python, an animal which can grow 27ft long and weigh 30st. They can also be stupendously greedy.
On the morning of August 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew made landfall in South Florida. It has been listed as one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States, and the third category 5 hurricane to make land fall in the United States.
50 Amazing Hurricane Facts | Hurricane & Typhoon Records | OurAmazingPlanet.com Rare phenomenon Only three Category 5 hurricanes (the highest category on the hurricane strength scale) have hit the United States since the beginning of the 20th century: the 1935 Florida Keys Labor Day Hurricane, Hurricane Camille in 1969, and Hurricane Andrew in 1992