Snake spotted in Rohini jail

New Delhi,In the premises of Rohini Jail, a 3.5-feet-long snake was spotted and was later released in its natural habitat.

Some inmates while working at an open space inside the jail last week noticed a snake. They immediately alerted the guards. The security officials of the jail then informed the NGO which rescued the snake.

Geeta Seshamani, co-founder of Wildlife SOS said, "Checkered keelbacks can be quite aggressive when threatened and often inflate their fore-body as an act of self-defence. Although non-venomous, its bite can be injurious" .

The non-venomous snake caught by the rescuers of NGO Wildlife SOS was identified as 'checkered keelback'.

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