LEESBURG — Bryan Russ likes to hunt pythons in the Everglades — not because the exotic species is a risk to Florida’s wildlife — however that is critical, also.

The 44-yr-old Leesburg Substantial University trainer also travels to hunt exotic snakes. His most new excursion to Colombia brought him encounter-to-deal with with green anacondas. 

So why does he do it?

“Simply because when you seize a tail you genuinely can’t notify what you are acquiring, a 16- or a 4-footer,” Russ suggests. “I do it for the same rationale that people today leap out of airplanes skydiving.” 

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