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Catching dangerous snakes for research, or removing them from people's property, is a bit like disarming a bomb -- one wrong move can cost you your life. Brady believes robots like the ones they use in bomb disposal, could make his job safer. He delves into the world of robotic technology, from the depths of Washington DC's sewers to a state-of-the-art robotic arm. His ultimate "Snakebot" pairs the prosthetic limb with a bomb disposal robot platform. Brady heads to South Africa where he tests it out on two of the most intimidating snakes in the world- the huge African rock python, and the agile and toxic Black mamba.

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