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Mistaken Identity


An Indian Rat snake ( Dhaman ) or Ptyas Mucosa is mistaken many a times as a King Cobra or Indian Cobra for its ability to growl. This makes them very susceptible to be injured or killed by humans when found in human habitat. The injuries on this snake could probably be for this reason.

Doctors treating snake at TSPCA

His entrails had spilled out through a deep gash on his abdomen.

Snake - treatment at TSPCA

He was treated, bandaged and kept in captivity till he was fit for release.

Snake bandaged at TSPCA

TSPCA Hospital

N.K.T Compound, Besides
Brahmand Complex,
Azadnagar, Kolshet Road
Maharashtra - 400607