I Extract Venom From The World’s Deadliest Snakes | BEAST BUDDIES
IF YOU’VE been bitten by a venomous snake, chances are this man helped make the vaccine that saved your life. On a daily basis Dan Rumsey, 31, extracts highly toxic raw venom from some of the world’s most dangerous snakes, getting them to bite down on a vile while they inject their venom into it. It’s then sent off to a specialist lab where it is used to manufacture anti-venom medicine that saves hundreds of lives around Australia every year. The zookeeper, from Sydney, Australia admits his love of reptiles started at a very young age and cites legendary conservationist Steve Irwin as one of his early inspirations.