[Watch] Rare white snake found in Odisha

White snake, a species native to China, moves very fast

Bhadrak: A rare white snake was spotted at Panchapada village in Chandbali area of Bhadrak district in Odisha.

The 3.5-ft-long snake, which moves very swiftly, was rescued from a garden of one resident namely Jogesh Chandra Das last evening.

The locals were panicked to see the white snake suspecting presence of a giant snake of this species in the area.

“I found a white snake moving in my garden. I had never seen such type of snake in my life. Without harming the reptile, I caught it and kept it inside a jar. Such snake species was never spotted in this area before. Though I had heard about a giant snake in the area unlike this kind, but this was first white snake we found in our locality,” said Jogesh.

Resident Jogesh Das, who rescues white snake from his garden.

The locals claimed that the rare white snake is a species native to China. In the wake of rescue of white snake, they demanded the forest department to conduct a search in the area to discover such rare variety of snakes.

“After internet search, we came to know that it is a Chinese snake. Locals from across Chandbali thronged here to see the snake caught by my friend. They are panicked as we suspect presence of a giant snake in this area. We request the forest department to look for snakes of this species in our place,” said Badrinath Nayak, Jogesh’s friend.



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