This Odisha man rescued over 5,000 snakes - See pics

This Odisha man has rescued more than 5,000 snakes till now.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Jan 14, 2018, 11:03 AM IST
This Odisha man rescued over 5,000 snakes - See pics
Pic Courtesy: ANI

BHUBANESWAR: This Odisha man has rescued more than 5,000 snakes till now.

Snake  Krishna Chandra Gochhayat lives in Uthani Nuagaon village in Odisha's Mayurbhanj.

An animal lover Gochhayat also treats injured animals who live in the jungle around his village.

"I have rescued all types of animals, not only snakes but also deer, tigers, elephants, birds, leopards, monkeys etc. It gives me great satisfaction to help animals.If animals are not there then no forest will exist and as a result, humans will cease to exist," Gochhayat said.

In a couple of photographs shared by news agency ANI, Gochhayat is seen kissing snakes, playing with elephants and treating injured animals.