“Uh, Steve got bit in the face by a python,” said my slightly unsettled Field Producer Ashley Adams. It’s not what I expected to hear on an otherwise peaceful Monday morning near the end of field production, but nothing was quite the way I’d expected it to be on this show. From lost gear to last minute interview changes and impromptu trips to the swamp in search of poisonous reptiles, the speed bumps kept coming and my team dodged them skillfully. A sudden snake bite? That’s another matter. Amazingly, DP Heath Orchard kept rolling through it all (on two cameras!), all while organizing the rescue effort. The resulting footage, harnessed beautifully by Editors Christa Collins and Gus Beucke, is something you don’t want to miss. Tune in to watch the premiere of Devoured: Man-Eating Super Snake Returns on Animal Planet May 22nd!