Mayurbhanj: A Cobra snake that was found inside a parcel sent through courier service was rescued by the forest department in Odisha's Mayurbhanj on Monday.
The 5.5-feet cobra came through a courier service in ward number 5 of Rairangpur area in Mayurbhanj.
According to reports, Mrityu Kumar, a resident of ward number 5, Rairangpur had ordered grocery products from Vijayawada.
The grocery was sent through courier in a sealed box. But somehow a rat entered into the box to eat the grocery items when it was at the courier office.
#WATCH A man found a Cobra snake inside a courier parcel while unpacking it in his house at Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj district. The snake was later rescued by the forest department & released in the wild. (24-08)#Odisha pic.twitter.com/4VLOxujxqg— ANI (@ANI) August 26, 2019
The cobra apparently entered the box through the same hole.
When Mrityu Kumar opened the box and found a Cobra inside the box along with the grocery items, he called the snake rescue team of the forest department there.
The snake was rescued and released in a jungle nearby....