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MONOCLED/MONOCELLATE COBRA (Naja kaouthia) IN DHANUSHA

 

Monacled Cobra in Snake Rescue Box of MWT

Monacled Cobra in Snake Rescue Box of MWT

MWT team rescued a Monocled/Monocellate Cobra in Mithileshwar Mauwahi, Dhanusha. The snake was hiding under steel tank using as Rice storage tank inside living room. The house owner saw a snake entering inside the house at late evening but suddenly it was disappearing. It took around 2 hours to search the snake inside the living room.

Full View of the Monacled Cobra rescued by MWT

Full View of the Monacled Cobra rescued by MWT

This is our first rescue of this particular species extra than Naja naja, the most common venomous snake rescued.

As always, we had explained the importance of snake in environment and ecosystem and took it to Dhanushadham Protected Forest.

Closure view of the Monacled Cobra

Closure view of the Monacled Cobra

The rescue of Monocled cobra in Dhanusha is a live evidence that it is found in Dhanusha district of Nepal. Moreover, it is a juvenile.

Thanks to the community people supporting us to save the life of this speechless lovely creature of the nature.

Rescued rare species of Lycodon jara

Rescued form Mithileshwar village.

Rescued form Mithileshwar village.

Rescued second L.jara from Mithileshwar in this evening. As our team reached there jara was noticed inside cattle manure, our team cleared the area and rescued this rare species of snake and noticed a small wound happened by some spines or rusted iron peices nearby as chlidrens were trying to kill him.