King Cobras, by Sanjay Chhimwal

All those who know a little about snake they also know something about king cobra. Most of common men who know about snakes mostly have 90 % wrong information about snakes. Well this is not about to tell you all about the snakes and the facts related to them. This article is about a snake which you can say a ghost amongst snake, yes the King Cobra. King Cobra is rightly called King as it is the top predator amongst snakes and not only by this feature they are supreme amongst their species but also because they respect the humans and play a vital role in the balance of ecosystem. Though the habitat...
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Courtney Gloyn

Courtney is a Kiwi and was here for 5 weeks as an Ecotourism volunteer. She came to India to see the effects of tourism in a fragile environment such as Corbett Reserve and to fulfill a lifelong dream of seeing a Tiger in its natural habitat. This came true during a 2 day visit to Dhikala, a beautiful part of the reserve. Visiting India for the first time was fascinating and confusing all rolled into one for her – but it stole her heart and she will forever return and convince others to do the same. The bulk of her time was spent beginning a research project on a complex aspect of tourism...
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The King of Kings, by Nicola Addison

Coming from New Zealand, my experience of snakes is pretty limited as we have no snakes back home. So, when we got the call to say that someone had found the carcass of a 20 foot long King Cobra (or Hamadryad, Ophiophagus hannah), I jumped at the chance to go and witness this phenomenon.  A snake that has earned a reputation for its aggressiveness and courage, and is the largest venomous snake in the world, is definitely worth a look!   Myself, Sumantha Ghosh, and Frederique Lacraz all piled into the jeep early on the morning of the 1st May 2010 to head towards Kaladhungi, Nainital District,...
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