Deadly Viper Travels From India To UK Hidden In Container Of Rocks
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Deadly Viper Travels From India To UK Hidden In Container Of Rocks

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October 21, 2021

A highly venomous snake made a long journey from India to England recently. The venomous saw-scaled viper got stowed away to foreign lands in a shipping container from India.


New Delhi, 21 October 2021

As per news report of BBC, staff from a British animal hospital were called in to capture the snake. But they had to take immense precautions while handling it. South Essex Wildlife Hospital, England, in a Facebook post, has spoken about this incident. According to the hospital, they received a call to capture a stowaway snake that was found in a shipping container from India. According to BBC, the snake was found by a stonemason in a shipping container of rocks. The hospital sent its team that consisted of a reptile expert and a veterinarian. The team at once recognised that the reptile was a non-native species in England. The Facebook post read, "In addition to many British wildlife species coming in today, we also had a call about a critter that is definitely not in the country it should have been."

Source - NDTV

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