Bitten by cobra while rescuing it, Karnataka snake catcher escapes, watch viral video

The Fact News Service

January 13: A snake-catcher had a narrow escape while rescuing a cobra in Karnataka. The video of his rescue mission surfaced on the internet and has gone viral on social media.

In a video tweeted by news agency ANI, a cobra slithered on a bark of a tree in Shivamogga. The snake-catcher approached the bark and made an attempt to lift the cobra with a stick. In the meantime, another man held onto the tail of the reptile.

However, he did manage to catch hold of the snake with the other man’s help, and ultimately rescued it. “A reptile expert narrowly escapes being bitten by a cobra snake while trying to catch the animal,” ANI said in the caption of the video.