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Rare snake Red Coral Kukri rescued in Panchagarh

Published : Wednesday, 21 April, 2021 at 11:05 PM  Count : 278
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Photo: wildlife photographer Firoj Al Sabah

Photo: wildlife photographer Firoj Al Sabah


A rare snake Red Coral Kukri has been rescued from Sadar upazila in Panchagarh district.

Local people spotted the snake in the house of Shaiduzzaman Shahid at Tunirhat village on Tuesday night and informed forest department.

Forest department, later, rescued the snake in association with the locals and released it deep forest on Wednesday morning, said Firoj Al Sabah, an wildlife photographer. 

Researchers said that the red-coloured mild venomous snake was seen no more than 30 times in the world.

This was only the third time the snake had been detected in Bangladesh. A Red Coral Kukri was found in Bangladesh for the first time in October last year and for the second time February 26 this year, also in Panchagarh. 

SIS/MUS

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