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Petrifying pic of king cobra eating cobra goes viral; here’s how IFS officer reacted

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 22 July 2021, 11:06 IST
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Looking for some bizarre things on Internet? If yes, then we have brought a viral picture of the most dangerous reptile on the earth i.e. King Cobra. In the viral picture, a king cobra can be seen eating another cobra.

The picture prompted several comments from netizens. All thanks to Indian Forest Service Officer Parveen Kaswan who shared the incredible picture on Twitter.

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IFS officer Kaswan tweeted the rarest picture of a cobra eating cobra with a caption, “Ophiophagus hannah. A king cobra eating a spectacled cobra. They feed on lesser mortals.”

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He further wrote about it, “The scientific name of this king cobra is; Ophiophagus hannah. “Ophiophagus” is derived from Greek, meaning “snake-eating” and hannah is derived from the name of tree-dwelling nymphs in Greek mythology. So king living true to its name. The only snake which build nests.”


Since being shared on the micro-blogging site, the picture has garnered over 2,000 likes and several reactions from Twitterati.

A user wrote, “Can't not miss a single tweet from @ParveenKaswan sir . A very nice rare person who share nature's hidden angles and treasures in his short and sweet tweets.”

“The smartest snake ever! Can see around 200 metres, superb memory, nest building knowledge, gives enough chance to flee b4 biting humans.The Queen is more better! More aggression, doesn't mate another normally after partner dies. Their eyes are mesmerizing! Fantastic creation,” another wrote.

“Unbelievable photograph and great share on untold nature,” another commented.

What’s your opinion on this viral pic of cobra eating cobra?

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First published: 22 July 2021, 10:58 IST