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Thursday, April 09, 2020

King Cobra


Ensure staff, proper equipment for wildlife dept, court tells govt

October 17, 2018 1:27 am

The two accused were in possession of an Indian Cobra and a Dhaman/Rat snake covered under Part-2 Schedule-II of Wildlife Protection Act, and a Sand Boa covered under Schedule-IV of the Act.

SHOCKING! King Cobras CAUGHT being smuggled in potato chip cans

July 28, 2017 5:41 pm

A huge smuggling racket was busted in California, USA, on July 25 when customs agents caught a package containing three live King Cobras inside potato chip cans. Rodrigo Franco, 34, who was set to receive the package, has been arrested on federal charges.

LA man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

July 26, 2017 7:41 am

Rodrigo Franco, 34, was charged with illegally importing merchandise into the country in connection with a parcel from Hong Kong that was intercepted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents containing the 2-foot-long snake concealed inside the canisters.

The King Cobra finds a home in the capital — Delhi zoo

May 07, 2015 3:43 am

Officials say 14-foot-long snake was rescued from the home of a Kota resident, who was trying to sell it.

KYC - Know Your City: Snake Park

September 23, 2013 1:29 am

Established in: 1953 Located at: Katraj Daily footfalls: Over 1,000 in winter

Wild Wild West

August 05, 2013 2:55 am

Born and brought up in Pune,wildlife photographer Chinmay Rane talks about his documentaries and the work he has been doing in a village in Himachal Pradesh

Now king cobra on ‘endangered’ list

June 30, 2012 4:24 am

Sustained loss of habitat has now placed the world’s longest venomous snake,the king cobra,on the ‘endangered’ list. The snake is found mostly in the Indian rainforests in the Western Ghats

Snake Charmer

March 04, 2012 12:02 am

It all sounds very familiar: a shape-shifting snake falls in love with a lonely young bride,and what follows is the story of love,lust,passion and drama.

With micro chips,Delhi snakes in captivity get an identity

April 12, 2011 1:31 am

A 12-feet long King Cobra was laid on the table,it tried to slither out of the grip of a dozen hands holding it,but slowly its owner pushed it inside a transparent tube. Its scales were counted,and once it relaxed,it was injected with a micro-chip of the size of a grain of rice.

How evolution takes the sting out of snake venom

October 31, 2010 4:39 am

The largest venomous snake in the world and an icon to all snake enthusiasts,the king cobra.