Odd Jobs
10:01 am
Mon June 20, 2011

Handling Snakes and Rescuing Unusual Pets

The long days of summer are here, and at least some kids are splashing in creeks, looking for frogs and snakes. But how many will turn that curiosity about animals into a career? 

Dana Savorelli founded Midwest Tongs, a company that manufactures snake-handling tools, and he runs the non-profit Monkey Island Rescue and Zoological Sanctuary.

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