Earth & Conservation

Meet the Man Who Intentionally Gets Bitten By Deadly Snakes

Tim Friede says he's on a mission to develop vaccines against the world's deadliest snake bites

Tim Friede, who goes by the name "Venom Man," purposefully allows all sorts of deadly snakes to bite him. He claims to be on a quest to develop vital vaccines that will save thousands of lives. Is this the most ethical/sane approach to scientific research? Hardly. Is this video pretty hard to watch? Certainly.

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