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Indian cobra (Naja naja)

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8 Comments

HitheshEci
HitheshEci 8 years ago

how can we differentiate this from rat snake?(without hoods)

arghya.micro
arghya.micro 9 years ago

@nilima thank you :)

arghya.micro
arghya.micro 9 years ago

@Jolly, Yes they do exploit the snakes, but I am sure that they don't sew their mouths, did you ever seen this kind of activity by your own eyes? Rather, they break their fangs and collect the venom in regular interval. And do you know that some time they kept the snakes in much more good living condition rather than any zoo, as because these snakes are the in-come source of money, and more over the snake charmers think that snake is God and they behave with snakes like wise. I hope you are now aware about the fact.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 9 years ago

They are exploiting these snakes and even sew their mouths so that they cannot bite you. Plain cruelty.

NilimaPatel
NilimaPatel 9 years ago

wow..

arghya.micro
arghya.micro 10 years ago

@horseloverprincess: nop they did'nt and @Atul yes these are from snake charmers box

Atul
Atul 10 years ago

lovely first spot , n welcome to project noah !
I am pretty sure these are from a snake charmers box.:-)

horseloverprincess
horseloverprincess 10 years ago

did it bite you or get close to you?

arghya.micro
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West Bengal, India

Spotted on Nov 5, 2011
Submitted on Jul 1, 2012

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