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Big Pacific

Snake Island

Clip: Episode 5 | 3m 26s

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The Big Pacific crew travel to Shedeo, or Snake Island, to film pit vipers preying on migrating songbirds. The essential shot for the story, or money shot, is the moment a pit viper captures a bird. Cameraman Scott Snider searches for that moment among 20,000 snakes. While under the concealment of a hide, cameraman John Betz captures an unexpected encounter instead.

Aired: 05/22/17 | Rating: TV-PG

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