The Burmese python in this video is an albino, so it's probably just swimming to get a tan.
It may seem shocking to want to swim with a Burmese python to some people, but this family doesn't seem phased at all.
Watch as two girls go swimming with this albino Burmese python and play with it like it's a little puppy dog learning how to swim.
As you noticed, the family was pretty cool about having a Burmese python swimming with their kids. Although you may have thought it was dangerous to be that close to a snake in the water, these people knew they were safe.
This species albino snake is one of the largest in the world today and it can usually be found in southern Asia.
After watching this video you can see a Burmese Python is a great swimmer, but it looks like it's going to have to do a bit more work on its tanning ability.