A family in Noida found a three-feet-long cobra snake in their bathroom on Tuesday, after which the terrified family contacted an animal welfare organisation Wildlife SOS that rescued it.
The snake was finally released into its natural habitat after a 30-minute rescue operation.
“My son discovered the cobra in the bathroom. We locked the door to confine it. Thankfully, we came across the Wildlife SOS helpline number online and contacted them for help,” Dr Manoj Bisaria, a resident of Noida’s Sector 47, said.
Since houses in the area are in proximity to a forest, residents often spot snakes and monitor lizards around their residences.
During monsoon, reptiles such as snakes are often forced to leave their burrows to take shelter in human habitations.