This reveler is having a little fun with the celebrations in Manila to mark the arrival of the Chinese Year of the Snake.
The man is shown cavorting dangerously with pythons, including the famous albino Burmese python.
These constrictors are recognized for their iconic patterned skin and are a species native to grassy marshes throughout Southeast Asia.
Fun with knots: Filipino reveler flirts with danger while playing with Burmese pythons
Difficult point: Burmese pythons are known to grow up to 23 feet long and grow to a girth as large as telephone poles.
Burmese pythons are among the largest snakes on Earth and are known to reach 23 feet or more in length. They can weigh up to 200 pounds with a girth the size of telephone poles.
Snakes begin life primarily as tree-dwellers. However, as they become full-fledged adults, they become soil dwellers. They are excellent swimmers by nature, and can sometimes stay underwater for up to 30 minutes.
Burmese constrictors feed mainly on small mammals and birds. With poor eyesight, they rely on chemical receptors on their tongues and heat sensors in their jaws to track their prey.
They catch prey with their teeth and wrap their bodies around the victim in a death grip until suffocating.