A WOMAN dubbed ‘the sexiest scientist alive’ has set hearts racing again – after battling a monster python with her bare hands.
Rosie Moore, known for her brains, brawn and beauty, was covered in blood after the hair-raising encounter.
The champion freediver, model, geoscientist and wildlife expert joked she was “full of Florida” after the incredible battle with the great snake.
In a clip uploaded to Instagram, she wore a safety vest and headlamp while expertly controlling the fearsome python.
The giant snake is seen wagging its tail menacingly as Rosie clutches its head tightly.
She had gone on a nightly snake hunt with self-proclaimed “snake addict” Kev Pav, a professional python hunter.
But her 88,000 followers were concerned after noticing the adventurous one’s blood running from her lip.
However, it turns out there was a more comical explanation for Rosie’s wound than the beast digging its fangs into her face.
The amazing scientist explained she actually injured herself while running after the python – when she ran into a tree branch.
She laughed when Kev suggested she needed a napkin to soak up the blood oozing from her split lip, which she described as a “battle wound”.
Rosie then shows her crimson teeth and asks, “Is that hot? Is it bleeding profusely?
Kev, who films the incredible moment, then quipped, “We’re going to tell everyone the snake bit your face.”
Social media users were amazed at how well the 27-year-old beauty kept her cool as she got up close and personal with the python.
Rosie captioned the clip, “I’ve Got All Florida Madam.”
“And no, the python didn’t bite me, I hit a twig trying to get it. Always a good time looking for pythons with the best!”
The video quickly garnered over 5,000 likes as people flooded the comments section to share their amusement.
One wrote: “This is one of those injuries you wish it was caused by something cooler. Anyway, I’m glad everything is ok.”
Another teased, “Where’s the branch I’d like to talk to?”
A third said: “Oh my god I literally thought the python bit you! I’m glad it was ‘just’ a tree.”
A fourth agreed: “This blood calls for devotion!”
And a fifth admirer added: “Rosie you are such a bada**! I was so determined to get the snake and pulled out a twig lol. I love it.”
It’s just a normal dayfor Rosie – who works on the coastal water resources management team with the city of Delray, Florida, USA, where she often gets her hands on terrifying beasts.
She dives with apex predators like sharks and hunts reptiles to earn a living while modeling in sexy lingerie on the side.
Rosie told it before Business Insider how she navigates her two opposing careers.
She said, “When you’re talking to someone as a model and they find out you’re a scientist, it’s almost like their respect for you changes.”
“When people think you’re just a model, it almost feels like they think less of you.
“However, once they know you have a distinguished career, it’s like something changes in them and they think higher of you.
“On the other hand, I think people in the science world respect the fact that I model. So it’s interesting that it goes one way but not the other.”
We’ve already told you that Rosie loves to risk it all by diving in pitch black darkness with deadly bull sharks.