November 15, 2019
Coimbatore : A 16 feet long King Cobra was caught in the city and released to the jungles here.
Based on a complaint by Dinesh Kumar of Narasipuam that a big snake is hiding in his farm house, officials from forest department and a snake catcher, Santosh Kumar rushed to the spot late last evening.
To their surprise, the snake was found to be King Cobra with 16-foot length. However, Santhoshkumar tactfully managed to bring the cobra into a clothe bag, with more than 100 people watching the act.
Later the cobra was released in a water body some 15 kms from the spot.