Thursday, September 07, 2006

Snakes in My Hair

Got to play with some snakes yesterday with Jules Sylvester, snake wrangler for "Snakes on a Plane" and the go-to guy in Hollywood for animals in film and TV. These three are all corn snakes. The brown one got stuck in my hair. Actually, it wasn't so much that he was stuck, as much as he didn't want to leave my hair. He was cool with it.

I also got to look at a bunch of baby Western diamondback rattlesnakes (so cute!) and a hooded cobra who lunged at me. Luckily there was a thick pane of glass between us. I made a mental note not to get bitten by a cobra should i encounter one in my regular life. They don't mess around.

I've now got to get back to work.


Blur said...

That sounds better... From the picture I thought your were preapring to play Medusa in a remake of Clash of the Titans.

Tim said...

Snakes are cool. When I was a kid there was a dude who would come to town once every summer and bring his extensive collection of snakes to the town green for all the kids to see. His grand finale was a 20 foot python. In retrospect what the fuck was he thinking letting kids play with a 20 foot python. In double retrospect who cares it was a great time. Sounds like an interesting day at work for shizzle.

VagabondLoafer said...

I'm almost positive that white snake in the pic is an albino Black Mamba/Death Adder/Taipan mix.