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Dustin 'The Wildman' Crum

Dustin 'The Wildman' Crum

Dusty Crum is an Orchid grower considered the defender of the Everglades national park in Myakka City, Florida. He is also a snake catcher and has caught one of the biggest Python snakes in the whole national Park. [1]

Personal Life Activities

Crum overpowers the Python and neutralizes it.

Crum overpowers the Python and neutralizes it.

Dusty was born and raised in the Southern Florida area of Sarasota, Florida. He attended Sarasota High School. [1]

A knowledgeable figure of the Everglades, he works for South Florida Water Management System & MyFWC as well as different organizations to prevent the over

population of Pythons in the Everglades area. [1]

Big Python

On May 10th, 2017, he was filmed catching the largest Python he has ever caught in all his years living and working in the park.

For Dustin, it was "like Andre the Giant versus Hulk Hogan, WrestleMania!" The park works with Dustin to keep the population of pythons under control.

The one that he caught on this day, measure 16 feet and was 10 inches long.

The snake had 78 eggs.


Citation Linkfacebook.comHis personal Facebookaccount.
May 11, 2017, 8:28 AM
Citation Linkmsn.comThe MSNarticle of Dusty Crum.
May 11, 2017, 8:29 AM
Citation Linkyoutu.beThe footage of when Crum catches the massive snake.
May 11, 2017, 8:30 AM
Citation Linkmiami.cbslocal.comStory on CBS Local Mediain Miami about Crum catching the biggest Python snake in the entire park.
May 11, 2017, 8:44 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrum with a Python laid around his neck.
May 11, 2017, 8:52 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comEggs from the Python that had to be taken out due to over population.
May 11, 2017, 8:55 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrum and Co measure the Python that has been caught.
May 11, 2017, 8:56 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrum holds up a Python behind his back.
May 11, 2017, 8:58 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrum with his friends.
May 11, 2017, 8:58 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrum with a snake around his neck and playing with a Beagle dog.
May 11, 2017, 8:59 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrum poses for a press photo near the pond.
May 11, 2017, 9:00 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrum with Troy Landry, the King of Swamps.
May 11, 2017, 9:05 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrom puts away the biggest python he has ever caught.
May 11, 2017, 9:57 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCrum overpowers the Python and neutralizes it.
May 11, 2017, 9:58 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comMoments Crum catches the python.
May 11, 2017, 9:58 AM