Odisha: Forest Deptt rescues 6.6 ft king cobra
The local Forest Department rescued a 6.6 kg king cobra at a village in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Wednesday.
Locals spotted the snake and informed the department, which promptly sent down a team to carry out the rescue operation.
The team later released the snake on the edge of Talachandragiri Reserve Forest.
“The locals informed us they have seen a cobra in the village, after which our official team went to rescue the snake. It was a 14-feet-long male adult king cobra weighing 6.6 kilograms was. The snake was later released in Talachandragiri Reserve Forest of Gopalpur,” a forest official said.