A 15-feet long King Cobra was rescued by forest officers from a village close by Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The snake was noticed in Narasipuram village in Thondamuthur, an area of Coimbatore city.
The Village is situated atthe foothills of Velliangiri in the Western Ghats mountain chain.
Western Ghats, a biodiversity hub, is home to the world’s longest venomous snake, King Cobra.
The snake was later taken to the Siruvani forest area and was released in the wild by the officials.