Cobra, 14-foot-long, spotted in Assam. Pics will make you very uncomfortable
The snake was first spotted by some workers at the Jiajuri Tea Estate in the Nagaon district.Updated: Jul 07, 2019 18:58 IST
If you have ophidiophobia – fear of snakes – then this is where you should stop reading. Others, who can brave the fear of slithering reptiles, might gasp in surprise at the images of a 14-foot-long King Cobra that was recently captured in Assam.
The snake was first spotted by some workers at the Jiajuri Tea Estate in the Nagaon district, reports Time 8 – a news media from Northeast India. Quickly, the panicked people got in touch with a snake rescuer - Binod ‘Dulu’ Borah. He captured the snake and removed it from the Tea Estate.
The images of the huge snake were shared on Twitter by ANI. “It [the snake] was later released in Suwang Reserve Forest,” reads the post.
Assam: A 14-ft-long king cobra was rescued from Jiajuri Tea Estate in Nagaon district on 5th July. It was later released in Suwang Reserve Forest. pic.twitter.com/RlQ8ZEcObd— ANI (@ANI) July 7, 2019
People couldn’t help but comment on the size of the snake. There were a few who called it beautiful. Here is how others reacted:
😍😍 King Cobra is magnificent animal ..— किम जोंग उन नॉर्थ कोरिया वाले (@asli_Kim_Jong) July 7, 2019
Awesome! So glad he was rescued and not killed— Ranjana Sivasankar 🇮🇳 (@ranjanasiva) July 7, 2019
कितना सुंदर है...— प्रणाम🇮🇳 (@Prasann_Rahein) July 7, 2019
Dats hugeeeeee 😟😱😍🐍— Karteekey 🎧🎩 (@RealKartikk) July 7, 2019
Ohhh man...This is huge😳😱— Roger⚔️🇮🇳🇮🇳 (@roger_007_2019) July 7, 2019
The King Cobra is a venomous snake and it belongs to the reptile family Elapidae, reports Times 8.