COLLLIER COUNTY, FL--Thursday night Tony Hamm was driving on U.S. 41 in Collier County when he saw something in the road.
A closer inspection revealed it was a Burmese python.
With his bare hands Hamm grabbed the snake by the tail.
The snake wrapped itself around a guardrail. That's when Hamm went into action. He pulled out a pocket knife and cut off its head.
"Without the head it's 9 feet, one inch," Hamm said.
It's the third Burmese python caught in Collier County this month.
"I think it's a lot bigger than what people want to admit because they're... they're everywhere," Hamm said.
Hamm is a car technician. But in his spare time he's an outdoor sportsman who likes to fish and hunt.
He says if he sees a python again, he'll be ready.
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