Swamp Brothers back on Discovery Channel with new adventures

New Delhi: Robbie and Stephen Keszey will tell you what it to run their family business uniquely suited for the swamp — where wild animals rule. The Keszeys risk their lives on a daily basis working with wild and dangerous animals deep in the swamps of Florida.

Robbie is a veteran of the ’80s metal scene who is passionate about all things scaly, and Stephen is a former New York City bartender who is more comfortable hailing a cab than handling a snake. Now, from pythons and gators to bobcats and black bears — these guys encounter it all. Discovery Channel brings new adventures of Swamp Brothers to air in August.

Swamp Brothers will air Monday to Friday at 10 pm, starting August 01. The episodes will repeat next day at 10:30 am.

Robbie and Stephen run Glades Herp Farms, Florida’s largest reptile sanctuary and exotic reptile dealership. Their farm also houses Florida’s International Teaching Zoo, which is full of rare species from around the globe and brings in a constant stream of new and different animals each month. In each episode, the brothers put themselves on the line to protect the most unusual of creatures – from venomous snakes to aggressive crocodilians.

The Swamp Brothers didn’t set out to work with slithering, sharp-toothed animals. As a child, older brother Robbie loved two things: music and wildlife. After high school, he moved to Los Angeles to play bass in a rock band, living a life of excess on the Sunset Strip. Eventually realising his true passion was for wildlife and reptiles, Robbie moved to Florida and Glades Herp Farm, bringing with him his rock ‘n’ roll attitude and a penchant for living on the edge. Today, Robbie is a skilled expert in all herpetofauna – especially crocodilians and venomous snakes, where he can continue to teach people to conserve and respect animals – and his goal is to one day take what he’s learned on the farm and open his very own teaching zoo, where he can continue to teach people to conserve and respect animals.

Robbie’s younger brother Stephen, on the other hand, is a pure city boy at heart who headed straight to the Big Apple after graduating from university. During his 14 years in New York City, Stephen held his dream job as a bartender, where drinking, telling jokes and flirting with girls were all in a day’s work. When Robbie asked Stephen to help him expand the business, Stephen initially was not thrilled to leave the big city life, especially to spend all his time around dangerous animals. Overly cautious by nature, Stephen concedes that where reptiles are concerned, he always bows to the expertise of his brother.

Each episode of Swamp Brothers takes viewers to the wet and wild world of Florida swamps, forests and waterways where dangerous animals breed out of control and are increasingly finding their way into the backyards, cul-de-sacs, and neighborhood ponds of suburban Florida. When this happens, Robbie and Stephen are just about the only two guys in the entire state with the expertise to deal with the problem.

From pythons to exotic gators, the brothers make it their business to track these beasts down, capture them and return them to a safe environment – without losing life or limb in the process. Follow the brand new exploits and misadventures of the Keszeys in the following episodes of Swamp Brothers.

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