Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nayagarh, May 29:
An eight-ft long poisonous King Cobra was rescued from the backyard of a house located in Machhipada village on outskirts of Nayagarh town in Odisha today.
After the snake was spotted near a house in the village, they immediately informed the snake rescue team.
The snake rescue team caught the king cobra following discussion with the forest department.
With the destruction of forest causing inconvenience for the wildlife, the snake might have moved to the human habitation, said the snake rescue service.
The king cobra is expected to be sent to Nandankanan zoological park in Odisha capital.