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KELANTAN, MALAYSIA - MARCH 15: Abu Zarin Hussin poses for a photograph on March 15, 2017 in Kelantan, Malaysia.
Snake whisperer Abu Zarin Hussin watches TV, plays soccer and reads bedtime stories to his 14ft venomous King Cobras. Despite being bitten eight times - once almost fatally - and ending up in a coma twice, Abu is totally devoted to his scaly friends, and has no intention of ever giving up his perilous pets. The 32-year-old, from Kelantan, Malaysia, followed in the footsteps of his snake handler father and became a specialist snake handler in the fire service. But despite the love for his work, Abu accepts that snake handling is not for the fainthearted.
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