Coby Cox, shows visitors the fangs of a giant rattlesnake in the research pit. The research pit is used to collect data on the snakes.
A young boy, center, stands and watches rattlesnakes as they are milked of their venom in the arena below, with his Grandfather, left and father, right.
A full view of the Nolan County Coliseum, during the 2020 Sweetwater Rattlesnake Round.
Thousands of Rattlesnakes are brought to the Sweetwater, Rattlesnake Roundup in Texas every year to help control the growing populations.
Travis, a Jaycee employee, moves around rattlesnakes in the "Pitt" to find the longest snake and help prevent suffocation of animals' piles.
A young boy presses his hands against safety glass on the snake pit, where rattlesnakes that have been captured in the wild are brought in for slaughter.
A man focuses on removing the skin of a beheaded rattlesnake at the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup.
A man holds a handful of fresh skinned snake skins during the 2020 Rattlesnake Roundup.
Scot Van Allen, a Jaycee Member, displays a snake showing visitors of the 2020 Rattlesnake Roundup.
Headless rattlesnakes lay on a table as Jaycee members skin the snakes in front of event visitors in the Nolan County Coliseum.
Rattlesnakes are taken from "The Snake Pitt" to the beheading stump, to this location, the skinning table. Rattlesnake bodies still curl after being beheaded, and the heart will even beat after being removed.
Red Hurd II, the VP Manager of Jaycee, removes the head of a Rattlesnake during the 2020 Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup.
Headless and skinless snakes are placed in a yellow-colored trash bag that goes to a kitchen, where it is cleaned and cooked for visitors at the 62nd Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater, TX.
Rattlesnake skins hang down from a display table priced for sale to visitors of the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup.
Stuffed snakes sit on a vendors table at the 2020 Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater, Texas.