October 30, 2021 8:58 pm
Karnataka-based wildlife biologist P Gowri Shankar and team analysed the DNA of king cobras from various regions and discovered that they were not a single species, as believed, but composed of four divergent lineages
September 14, 2021 12:20 pm
The short clip is from an incident has happened last week, when the 14-foot long king cobra was spotted inside the bathroom of a Karnataka home in Belthangady.
July 06, 2021 9:26 am
A video shot by Shubham Dharne, a nature and wildlife enthusiast, shows the reptile feasting on a monitor lizard.
June 08, 2021 10:33 am
The video created a huge buzz online, with many on the internet left awestruck by the size of the snake.
June 06, 2021 4:36 pm
The elapid endemic, which has a wide distribution in Southeast Asia, was spotted near Girinagar adjoining the Kolar forest in Sirmour district of Himachal last week.
November 10, 2020 8:24 pm
Snakebite patients in northern West Bengal use the Indo-Nepal border crossing to enter Nepal on their way to the snakebite treatment centre at Chaarali.
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.
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.
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.
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.