"While reports have been growing of python-gator predation and vice versa, I would not precisely characterize it as a common occurrence," Rosie Moore said.
The crocodile was a mother protecting her nest, and became provoked when the alligator approached, Mark McHugh of Gatorland told Newsweek.
"It's my responsibility to go and take part in the challenge to give our native wildlife a fighting chance," one participant told Newsweek.
Participants in this year's Florida Python Challenge are uploading pictures and videos of their catches onto social media.
Three amateur hunters spotted the huge snake, which was nearly as long as the width of a highway
American alligators have been known to prey on the snakes, which are an invasive species in Florida, and vice versa.
Burmese pythons are native to parts of Southeast Asia, but they were introduced to the Sunshine State in the 1970s and 1980s.
An invasive species in Florida, Burmese pythons pose a significant threat to native wildlife.
A female python, 18 hatchlings and 23 unhatched eggs were discovered in the Big Cypress National Preserve, where the invasive species continues to thrive.
Burmese pythons, which are native to Southeast Asia, pose a significant threat to native wildlife in Florida where they are an invasive species.
Burmese pythons constitute some of the largest snakes in the world. Native to Southeast Asia, they can grow to lengths of 20 feet.
"The detection capacity for pythons is very low," said Everglades Foundation Chief Science Officer Steve Davis.
The huge snake was the biggest ever found in the area, and measured nearly 18 feet in length and weighed 215 pounds.
"FSU could use this guy," one user joked online.
The worker was warned not to touch the animal. The attack took place at Wooten's Everglades Airboat Tours in Florida.
Preliminary reports indicate a tiger was being fed by a handler when an unauthorized employee entered the enclosure and was attacked.
It is the first time the two species have ever been recorded antagonizing each other, a breakthrough for scientists in the area
Ford has pushed the limits of its platform with the creation of the new Bronco Everglades.
Everglades Mink have been known to eat animals more than twice their size.
The Florida governor announced a $3 million fund to rid the Everglades of the invasive species.
According to the video's captions, the TikToker was "trying to get a close up of the gator with its mouth open and thought the obstacle avoidance would make the drone fly away."
Burmese pythons pose a threat to the delicate ecosystem of the Everglades because they have no predators and are able to reproduce rapidly.
The Piper aircraft crashed close to a highway in Florida after its single engine failed at around 2,000 feet.
There were no injuries from the shootout. A 33-year-old white man, who was not named, was taken into custody on Sunday night.
Burmese pythons are one of the largest species of snakes in the world and are usually found in southeast Asia, but are an invasive species elsewhere, including the Florida Everglades.
"It breaks our heart to lose these animals," Sam Haught, a co-owner of the attraction, said in a statement.
The record-breaking snake was captured around 35 miles west of Miami.
David Orin has a love of reptiles that allows him to admire their beauty, even in situations that look scary.
"I was proud that I came out on top."
Snaggletooth is a dominant bull that roams the Big Cypress National Preserve in Flordia.