Haiti ‘snake artist’ uses Carnival to get by

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In this Jan. 25, 2013 photo, snake handler Saintilus Resilus holds a snake in front of his lips as he trains the snake to recognize his smell as he prepares for his street performances during the pre-Lenten Carnival season, at his home in Petionville, Haiti. Resilus sees himself as something of a performance artist, showing off with snakes and other animals that Haitians don't see every day, earning tips from impromptu audiences. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Saintilus Resilus' day job this time of year is walking the streets of Haiti's capital with snakes on his head.

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