Andhra: 'Sarpa Shanti Yagna' being organized to curb snake-related inc
Monday, August 27, 2018, 7:06 PM
Officials have found a peculiar solution to rising number of snake bite incidents in Avanigadda mandal of Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh- a 'sarpa shanti yagna.' This yagna is being planned by the state's Endowments Department, district collector B Lakshmikantham confirmed. He believes this will boost the morale of locals. The ritual will take place at Mopidevi's Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy Temple on August 29.
Rare video shows rattlesnakes dancing as part of courtship ritual
Friday, August 3, 2018, 8:47 PM
Snakes may be terrifying but there are certain aspects about these creatures which can be fascinating. While all animals are known to have peculiar mating-rituals and behavioural-patterns, snakes seem to have a combat-dance. When a female is near by, male-vipers indulge in writhing and stretching to compete with each other. This strange yet common-practice has been caught on camera in a rare-footage from West-Virginia.