I don’t like snakes of any size but I couldn’t believe it when I heard a 14-foot python was found in Naples.

Three deputies from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office were in for quite the surprise Wednesday night. They’ve been in SWFL helping with hurricane recovery efforts and were called to a neighborhood in East Naples after a python sighting by a resident.

When they arrived around 9:30pm, they found not only a python, but a 14-foot Burmese python! It was hanging out in some bushes in between two houses.

When three of the visiting deputies from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office return home they’re going to have a story of...

Posted by Collier County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, October 27, 2022


You expect to see these monster snakes in the Everglades, but not near homes in Naples!

NBC2 reports that one deputy humanely euthanized the python. FWC removed it and no one was hurt.

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Marija was born and raised in Illinois, but moved to Florida in 2018. She loves dogs, kayaking, concerts, beachin', checking out new restaurants & is always planning her next vacation. Follow her on Instagram @marija127

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