You can’t pull out. If you pull out, you’re gonna end up with gangrene and that area. So I had to let the snake have my hand and I had to grab the tail because even then I knew that the danger point of a big constrictor like that, is that they get the tail around you. They wrap your tail first. If they ever get that tail on your rib case, you’re done for cause they could break all your ribs and suffocate you. So I had to let the snake have my arm and he proceeded to swallow my arm up to the shoulder. By the way, I was telling this story to a comedian on television. I think he was sitting in for Johnny Carson name, Alan King.