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.
Dangerous Encounters 6, Man-Eaters+
Take an adventure with Dr. Brady Barr as he travels back to Uganda in search of a giant man-eating crocodile. On The Nile River in Murchison Falls National Park we'll find out just what it takes to capture crocodiles while Brady trains a team of rangers from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Then it's on to the shores of Lake Victoria, where a massive, one-ton crocodile has been terrorizing villagers.
Dangerous Encounters 6, Shark Bite+
Herpetologist Brady Barr has faced his fair share of aquatic predators, but now he's going up against one of the toughest creatures in the ocean -- sharks. Most shark attacks on people are committed by just three species: the tiger shark, the bull shark, and the great white. Brady is going to see if he can find out which one has the deadliest bite.
Dangerous Encounters 6,Extreme Fish+
From the rapids of the Hells Canyon river gorge in Idaho to the remote waters off Andros Island in the Bahamas, dive in with Dr. Brady Barr as he embarks on a mission to better understand one of the strangest looking fish on the planet: the smalltooth sawfish. An ancient cocktail of a creature -it fuses a shark's tail with a rays flattened body.
Dangerous Encounters 6, To Catch A Hippo+
Strong, fast and semi-aquatic, the hippo is one of Africa's biggest wildlife management challenges.The use of tranquilizer darts is nearly impossible, as a threatened hippo will dart straight for the nearest body of water and dig in. If the animal has been tranquilized, it can drown before the drug wears off, hampering the efforts of wildlife specialists.