A self-proclaimed snake hunter catches deadly pythons by hand in Florida.
In this amazing video, snake hunter Ruben Ramirez explains his mission and method to hunting Florida pythons.
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He explains that it comes down to one obvious issue: you have to be very careful.
His mission is to remove as many as possible from Florida’s wildlife areas. Ramirez reflects that he used to see a variety of mammals as a child, but since the reptile has taken over the Everglades, he doesn’t see the same abundant wildlife anymore.
Other than helping the ecosystem, he says he enjoys the “man vs. beast” aspect of the hunt. He catches these pythons by hand and says he’s been bit hundreds of times, but catching them to help the Everglades makes it all worth it.