King cobra catch no. 104 for Vava Suresh

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017,12:40 IST By joji A A A

Pathanamthitta | Wildlife conservationist and a snake expert Vava Suresh Tuesday captured a large King Cobra that strayed into human inhabited area in Kokkathode near here.

Suresh captured the fully grown up wild snake from a rubber estate in the evening.

This is the 104th King Cobra that Vava Suresh has captured in his adventurous life.

Most of these were captured from Pathanamthitta district.

He is believed to have captured and rescued more than 30,000 straying snakes. He has survived more than 300 venomous snake bites. He has been on ventilator several times in ICU.