Terrifying moment when handling king cobra with bare hands ‘to avenge his son’
This is the shocking moment a father attacks a king cobra with his bare hands believed to avenge his son’s death.
As far as is known, this man stalked to capture this cobra because of his enmity with his family.
The man can be seen grabbing the venomous snake from a tree and smashing it to the ground.
The dust rose as the man twirled the reptile with its tail into the dust seven times before releasing it. The man’s frantic action caused the snake to be seriously injured and unable to resist.
The animal, believed to have bitten and killed his son, was seen slithering along the side of the dirt road and then motionless. The man was extremely angry when he discovered the king cobra.
The man w as wearing only shorts as he grabbed the dangerous reptile.
The snake was killed, Indian Express newspaper. The video was posted on YouTube and has received 500,000 views. It was condemned by some who called his attack animal cruelty.
The king cobra is one of the most venomous snakes in the world. It can knock down and kill its prey with a single bite.
The king cobra is a venomous snake of the family Elapidae, distributed mainly in the jungle regions stretching from India to Southeast Asia. This snake is threatened by habitat loss and has been listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List since 2010. The king cobra is the longest venomous snake in the world with the longest individual ever recorded being 5.85 m.
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