16-foot-long King Cobra rescued from tiger reserve in Odisha! - Watch video

The rescue operation took an hour.

Last Updated: Nov 10, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
16-foot-long King Cobra rescued from tiger reserve in Odisha! - Watch video
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Antapur (Odisha): Villagers living near Similipal Tiger Reserve, Odisha, had a day full of excitement after a rare 16-foot-long King Cobra was rescued from the reserve.

The rescue operation took an hour and the forest guards operating in the Kaptipada Range were immediately informed.

Later, Krushna Chandra Gochhayat, the rescue team head, reached Antapur village and retrieved the snake from a house it was hiding in.

The serpent was later set free. Check out the video below!

(Video courtesy: ANI News Official)

(With Agency inputs)