GRABBING SNAKE WAS BIG MISTAKE!
HUNTING supersized snakes in the Florida Everglades, Mike Kimmel nearly died when a Burmese python sunk its teeth into his arm! Mike risked grabbing the 17foot beast’s tail instead of its head — and almost paid the price with his life. The snake’s curved fangs, engineered by Mother Nature to impale and hold prey, sliced a vein below his elbow.
“At this point, my main concern is not blacking out,” recalled Mike, 32, who lives in Martin County and owns Martin County Trapping & Wildlife Rescue. Eventually he was able to muscle the monster into his boat, detach it from his wounded arm and put it into a secured crate.
Kimmel’s a professional trapper