Because he is. The man is a complete saint.
I was on Facebook one day, and through a variety of connections I learned of a 20-year-old diamond/ carpet python mix in need of a home.
I asked Brent. He said yes.
We now have a 5-to-6-foot-long geriatric diamond/ carpet python residing in our dining room...
... you know, as one does.
She's a lovely girl, and in incredibly good shape especially considering her advanced age according to DocRock, our herp vet. She's also got an excellent feeding response, so here's hoping she does well for the remainder of her years :)