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Rare snake of extinct species seen in Manpatt's forest

Tiger Reserve officials said that the snake was seen on Monday night. This reptile was first seen in Dudhwa in 1936.

Rare snake of extinct species seen in Manpatt's forest
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Ramesh Kumar Pandey, Regional Director of Tiger Reserve said that this species was seen after 82 years. Pandey said that on the night of Monday (February 18th), the South Mannarpur Range in the forest area, the patrol team was crawling on the track near the Lal Munga Khukhri serpent railway station. He told that the deep orange colored snake suddenly caught the attention of the patrol party. He took a snake photo and made a video.

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Mahavir Kawlagi, Deputy Director, Tiger Reserve said that the presence of Red Coral Khukhri Snake in Dudhwa is encouraging. Though nearly seven years ago it was seen in Katnaniaghat forest area. He said that this snake has been seen in Dudhwa 82 years later.

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Explain that this unique snake, like a red coral, was extinct after Lakhimpur Kheeri. In the year 2010, it was found in Chitwan National Park, Nepal.

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neil kishan cruise

Oh its colour is so beautiful ...

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