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13-foot python found in Florida shed

5 August 2013 Last updated at 20:31 BST

A man in South Florida has discovered a Burmese python while cleaning out his shed.

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) Venom Response Team was called to the home of Luis Eduardo Avendano to deal with the 13-foot reptile.

The Burmese python is one of the largest snake species on earth, and it is unknown where this individual came from.

Claudia Redmond reports.