Risk Takers: Catching Deadly Snakes

Herpetologist and National Geographic 2010 Emerging Explorer Zoltan Takacs is allergic to snake venom and antivenom, but that doesn't stop him from risking his life to capture deadly snakes that may also hold the key to lifesaving medicines.

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