Cobra snake rescued from the parcel. Photo/ANI
Cobra snake rescued from the parcel. Photo/ANI

Odisha: Cobra found in parcel, rescued by forest dept

ANI | Updated: Aug 26, 2019 15:29 IST

Mayurbhanj (Odisha) [India], Aug 26 (ANI): A Cobra snake who was found in a parcel sent through courier service was rescued by the forest department here on Monday.
The snake, a 5.5 feet deadly cobra came through a courier service in ward number 5 of Rairangpur area in Mayurbhanj.
According to reports, Mrityu Kumar a resident of word number 5, Rairangpur had ordered some grocery products from Vijayawada. The grocery was sent through a courier in a sealed box. But somehow a rat entered into the box to eat the grocery items when it was in the courier office. Through the same hole, a deadly Cobra entered into the box.
After courier delivery, Mrityu opened the box and found a Cobra inside the box with grocery items. He then called snake rescue team of forest department.
Cobra has been rescued and released in the nearest jungle. (ANI)