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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, we visit a tiny island off the coast of Brazil is known for being a dangerous place … purely because its primary inhabitants are, well, snakes. We speak to a researcher who’s seen it up close and says it’s time for this place to shed its daunting reputation.

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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