A video captures the challenges of snake catching and the exact second a snake catcher was nearly bitten by a king cobra whereas making an attempt to catch the reptile.
A video of the incident, which occurred at Karnataka’s Shivamogga district, was extensively circulated on social media and prompted blended reactions.
In the 37-second clip shared by ANI, a person will be seen making an attempt to catch the serpent close to a water physique whereas standing on a fallen tree. Using a picket stick, as he will get the snake out of its hiding place and one other man catches maintain of the reptile’s tail.
However, at that second the snake retaliates and assaults the snake catcher, who loses his stability and falls down. As the snake tries to strike once more, the 2 males wrestle with it earlier than lastly catching it.
Watch the video here:
#WATCH | A reptile skilled narrowly escapes being bitten by a Cobra snake whereas making an attempt to catch the animal
— ANI (@ANI) January 12, 2021
Since being shared on-line, the video has been considered over one lakh instances with many questioning whether or not the snake was being rescued.
Was there actually the necessity to catch the king cobra in its pure habitat?
— Sagar V Shelke (@sagarslk) January 12, 2021
Why the hell they have been making an attempt to catch the snake from it’s habitat.
— Sumanth Shetty (@shettysumanth21) January 12, 2021
The most stupidest approach ever seen to catch a snake.
— 🇮🇳 प्रशांत 🇮🇳 (@prashant_majhi1) January 12, 2021
Protective gears…a minimum of reaching knees and forehands ought to be supplied by the division for volunteers and professionals. Snakes are so agile and may simply overrun our boney construction.
— gogreen (@Peacelover65) January 12, 2021
An apt heading ought to have been
” A snake rescuer needed to be rescued whereas making an attempt to rescue a snake.”
— पहाड़ी_𝕸𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖆𝖑𝖔𝖗𝖎𝖆𝖓 (@pahadi_mando) January 12, 2021
Why have been they catching the cobra??
— swati ✨ (@FlankerFoxy) January 12, 2021