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80 reptiles caught in Miami Super Bowl Burmese python hunt

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MIAMI (AP) — Eighty Burmese pythons were caught during Miami’s 10-day Super Bowl hunt, designed to raise awareness about the invasive species decimating the Everglades.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Saturday that 80 pythons were caught during the competition.

Pro grand prize winner Mike Kimmel won an ATV for capturing eight pythons and rookie grand prize winner Kristian Hernandez removed six pythons and also won an ATV. Pro grand prize winner Tom Rahill won $2,000 for bagging a 62-pound python. Several other cash prizes were also awarded.

The game’s organizing committee worked with Florida to promote the Python Bowl. The pythons, which can grow to 20 feet (6.10 meters), are descended from pets released starting five decades ago.

Wildlife officials estimate the population may exceed 100,000. The big serpents have been devouring native mammal and bird populations.
https://apnews.com/80076705e5660694006a19272f7a540f

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Central Florida Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorist Arrested

ORLANDO, Fla. — A former Lake County Schools employee who frequently appeared on Alex Jones' radio show and questioned what happened at Sandy Hook has been arrested and charged with possessing the personal information of a Sandy Hook parent.

Wolfgang Halbig, 73, of Sorrento, Florida was arrested early Monday morning and charged with unlawful possession of the personal identification of another person, according to a Lake County Sheriff's Office affidavit.

In a probable cause affidavit filed in the Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida, state prosecutors say Halbig has been harassing Leonard Pozner over the internet since October 30, 2019.

Pozner is the parent of a Noah, 6, who was among 20 children and six school educators who were shot and killed by 20-year-old gunman Adam Lanza at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut school on December 14, 2012. Officials say Lanza killed himself at the school.

Prosecutors in the probable cause affidavit called Halbig a "conspiracy theorist" who is "investigating" the Sandy Hook shooting. Since then, Halbig has contacted Pozner's family, harassing them with emails and phone calls, and has accused the Sandy Hook children of being "crisis actors."

Halbig got a copy of Pozner's social security number, date of birth and other personal identifying information and sent it to hundreds of people via email, prosecutors say. Pozner has had to take steps to protect his identity.

Halbig is a former police officer, according to the Associated Press, and once worked as a risk manager with Lake County Public Schools. He was named as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit filed by Pozner against Jones and his "Infowars" media company.

The offense with which Halbig is charged is a first-degree misdemeanor.
https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/new ... g-arrested

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Where's ed?

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Haha - also on that huffpost:

“Harvard Law Professor Warns Senators: Call Witnesses Or Face ‘Dictatorship’

Laurence Tribe described Alan Dershowitz’s legal defense of Donald Trump as “remarkably absurd and extreme and dangerous.””


Got that plebs? Letting the hicks decide who is president in an election is dictatorship. A partisan vote from elites is freedom. Big brother loves you!

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Opera singer danced on an SUV, then crashed through Mar-a-Lago barricades. Cops opened fire

A Connecticut woman chastised for dancing on her car at a Palm Beach hotel late Friday morning ended up driving away and crashing her vehicle through two security barricades outside Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s private club and home, drawing gunfire from law enforcement officers, before leading a police helicopter on a chase that ended in her arrest.

Hannah Roemhild, 30, a trained opera singer, is now in the custody of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

“This is not a terrorist thing,” Palm Beach Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said at a Friday afternoon news conference. “This is somebody that obviously was impaired somehow.”

Roemhild could face charges for assault on both federal and county law enforcement officers, Bradshaw said. No one was injured, although the situation might have easily ended differently, officials indicated.
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/ ... 40653.html

Florida Woman wanted just to impress Orange Man. :mrgreen:

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They'd be perfect for each other: They're both impaired.
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But tomorrow she will be sober. :)
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https://nypost.com/2020/02/01/roving-ba ... t-florida/

Roving band of herpes-ridden monkeys now roaming northeast Florida

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https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/ ... e4e47f8790
First Coast News obtained two videos and several photographs taken of the monkeys. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials call the reports credible, a likely expansion of the feral monkey population in Central Florida.

Rheseus macaques were first introduced to Silver Springs State Park in the late 1930s when a tour boat operator named Colonel Tooey released six of them on a manmade island as a tourist attraction. He released another six a decade later.

“Guess what?” laughs Johnson. “They can swim. They left the island.”
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So who did they catch herpes from?
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They've always harbored it. It's part of the monkey condition.

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:45 pm
But tomorrow she will be sober. :)
Woman Charged in Mar-a-Lago Police Chase Refuses to Appear in Court

(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — A Connecticut opera singer charged with using an SUV to blast through barricades outside of President Donald Trump’s Florida estate, drawing law enforcement gunfire, refused to appear in court Saturday, delaying her initial appearance.

Palm Beach County Judge Ted Booras said Hannah Roemhild’s first hearing would be held Monday if she could be brought from the jail to the court without endangering herself or deputies, local media reports.

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At some point, Roemheld picked up a female relative before automatic license plate readers soon tracked her to a motel near Palm Beach International Airport. A trooper tackled her as she tried to flee into her room, officials said.

TV video shows a dazed Roemheld showing a blank expression as she was handcuffed and placed into a patrol car.

Roemheld has appeared in several Connecticut operas and said on social media recently that she had an unspecified performance scheduled in Palm Beach this past week.
https://time.com/5775930/mar-a-lago-police-chase-court/



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Some more details:
After breaching Mar-a-Lago security, she picked up her mom at airport in bullet-riddled car

As agents sprayed an SUV with bullets while it plowed through two security checkpoints near President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club, the driver managed to elude authorities in her bullet-riddled car.

Her next stop: the West Palm Beach airport to pick up her mother, according to sources familiar with the Friday incident.

Hannah Roemhild, 30, a trained opera soprano singer, picked up her mother at Palm Beach International Airport and together they checked into a local motel, where authorities tracked her down and arrested her that afternoon.
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/ ... 71188.html

She's from Connecticut but clearly Floridian in her heart. :lmao:

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She's from Connecticut but clearly Floridian in her heart. :lmao:
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↑ Yes, yes, he's an immigrant too! :)

Where is he, BTW?

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Former prosecutor arrested for having sex with woman to make criminal charges go away

HIALEAH, Fla. - A former assistant state attorney with the 20th Judicial Circuit was arrested for having a sexual relationship with a woman as an offer to make her pending criminal charges go away.

Miami Dade police officers arrested Juan Mercado, 29, for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement that had an acting arrest warrant for him. The 20th Judicial Circuit covers Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties.

The woman was being prosecuted for domestic battery, and Mercado offered to "make her case go away" in exchange for sex, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
https://www.nbc-2.com/story/41694364/fo ... es-go-away

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Miami's peacock population is growing, and many neighbors are annoyed by the loud squawking noise, the poop, the destruction of their plants and the scratching of their cars. Others love the beautiful birds.

Andres Candela once felt lucky to live in his North Grove home. But now, he told Miami city commissioners at Thursday’s meeting, the massive infestation of peacocks has ruined his and his wife’s quality of life.

Peacocks have control of his neighborhood, he said. They mate into the night, poop in large piles and scratch cars as they travel in packs of 20 to 40 or more.

Candela told the commission the birds are ruining the last years of the couple’s lives in the place they once loved.
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... peacock ...
I seem to recall they are good eatin'. :Hungry2:

Is the Larousse Gastronomique available online (in English)? :cowbell:
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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... peacock ...
I seem to recall they are good eatin'. :Hungry2:
Since the Romans, at least.

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Is the Larousse Gastronomique available online (in English)? :cowbell:
You can download it: https://archive.org/details/Dictionnair ... e/mode/2up

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Florida city shuts down part of a park due to annual snake orgy

Things got quite sssspicy near Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland, Florida, this week.
After residents began reporting snake sightings to the Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department, the department and the city's Public Works Department began investigating.
Turns out it's mating season for the Florida water snake, officials said, and a large group snakes have gathered near the lake for a giant orgy. Caution tape was put up around the area to increase public awareness of the snake orgy.

"It appears they have congregated for mating," the department said in a Facebook post. "They are non-venomous and generally not aggressive as long as people do not disturb them."
Once mating season is over, the department said the snakes should go their separate ways.

"They are an important part of the ecosystem and should not be disturbed," the department said, adding that these love gatherings are an annual occurrence.
Florida water snakes are a native species whose habitats include aquatic environments. They are generally found resting in tree limbs over water or basking on shorelines, the department said.
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/02/15/us/f ... index.html