London, April 17 (ANI): A carpenter from Sussex is eyeing a world record by spending four months in a room with poisonous snakes.
David Jones, 44, from Crawley will take a shot at the risky daredevilry in Johannesburg from April 24. The duration to attempt to break the record will be of 121 days, reports Sky News.
The snakes will include snouted cobras, green and black mambas, deadly puff adders and boomslangs.e told Five News' Jason Farrell why he's decided to take the risk.
"I wanted to challenge myself, and I also wanted to raise some money for charity," he told Five News.
The current world record rests with Martin Smith of South Africa who had spent 113 day with the poisonous snakes in the room.
But Jones differs from Martin a.k.a. Mad Martin as he is a trained snake handler whereas Jones is an amateur. (ANI)