Fashion made from python skin

python pantsHOLLYWOOD, Fla. -In the rough and tumble world of the Everglades, state-sanctioned python hunters are bagging snakes for the sake of science.

However, after handing the snakes over to research labs, some hunters take them to leather goods experts to make money.

“I really enjoy it. I love being outdoors, I love the Everglades,” said hunter Leonardo Sanchez.

At Exotic Leather Fashion in Hollywood, co-owner Brian Wood said the latest “Python Challenge” is a win-win for his business.

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“The snakes have become a problem because they’re invasive,” said Wood. “It just seemed natural for us to go ahead and start buying the snakes from the hunters and utilizing them in our fashions.”

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