A cobra was recently found with its head stuck inside a discarded beer can at Madhipur village in Puri. Later, the snake helpline members took the reptile to their office and launched an operation to remove the tin can from its body.
An Indian cobra was recently found in the bathroom of a house in Bhubaneswar’s Pokhariput area. Upon discovering the snake, the residents of the house immediately contacted the Snake Helpline.
A 4-ft snake was rescued from a bird’s cage in Bhubaneswar’s Bhimatangi area. The cobra had sneaked into the cage to prey on the birds. However, the house owner spotted the snake while it was trying to escape from the cage. Fearing that the snake might enter the house, the bird’s owner blocked the reptile’s way using a broom.
A 5-feet long cobra snake got entangled in a fishing net at a farm in Betakholi Village under Athagarh Block in Cuttack district. Later, locals spotted the distressed reptile and called the snake helpline members for help. After a 2-hour long rescue operation, the cobra was released in the nearby forest area.
To find a snake so close will make a lot of people squeamish. And to shed that inhibition, an initiative like this has been launched by snake helpline members in Bhubaneswar.
Gopal Chandra Panda of Bagheswarpur village in Pipili area was fortunate enough to have survived the snake bite after he found a snake hiding on the left side of his car’s bonnet.
Malkangiri: A Snake Helpline member has written to the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife) and the Chief Wildlife Warden of Odisha alleging the hunting of wildlife and uploading of videos on YouTube by one Rajesh Mandal of Malkangiri district. Subhendu Mallik, a former Honorary Wildlife Warden of Khordha, has written the letter and demanded […]
Cuttack: A five-foot-long python was rescued from a bridge over Mahanadi River in Banki, officials said on Sunday. According to source, some locals, who were on the bridge, spotted the reptile late on Sunday night and called up snake helpline immediately. Being informed about the incident, Lalita Kumar, a member of snake helpline along with […]
Balasore: The doctors and other medical staff of Balasore district headquarters hospital were taken aback after a man reportedly brought an injured Indian cobra for treatment to the hospital instead of taking the reptile to a veterinary hospital. Though the medical staff was lauded for treating the reptile, the incident has not gone down well […]
Jajpur: As many as 13 Cobras were rescued from a house in Manpur village under Dangadi block of Jajpur today. According to sources, the snakes were spotted in one Shibaprasad Jena’s house following which the family members informed the Forest Department and the Snake Helpline. After getting information about the presence of snakes, a two-member […]
Kendrapara/Ganjam: Panic gripped residents of Kora village in Patkura block of Kendrapara district as 17 Cobras were rescued from a Jagannath temple in the locality today. After the priest of the temple spotted the snakes inside the premises, he called up the villagers, sources said. The villagers then informed snake helpline, whose members rescued 17 […]
Bhubaneswar: With an aim to create awareness on life risks involved in taking selfie with wild animals, a workshop was organised by the Snake Helpline here today. The workshop discussed about many youths losing their lives recently because of selfie obsession. In 2017, three persons were killed while taking selfies with wild animals. Deputy Conservator […]