An American Alligator battles a large (non native ) python in the Florida everglades national park .

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Pythons are not native to north america , but have been breeding in the Everglades after pet owners abandoned their pets in the Florida Everglades in the 1980s . This rarely seen confrontation ocurred on 12/24/05 and lasted for more than 10 hours . The alligator ended the fight by taking the snake under water and drowning it .
Location: Everglades National Park , florida ,usa