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Old 2nd April 2008, 11:33   #1
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Talking Close Cobra Encounter!! - see pic!

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Last week i was off to Vedanthangal, a photoshoot after a long time.
I came across this Indian Spectacled Cobra in close range, and managed a few pics. here is one of them!

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Bravo Millionswords.Niceeee.Did you offer it some milk ??
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That's an awesome shot MS, do share if you have more pics.

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@M_S, lucky enounter, and that you were able to get a shot like that.

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on Flickr : He was in the same dot place for almost 4-5 hours, till the time we returned from the Sanctuary! Wonder if he was hurt or something, he was not seen to move out of the place even an inch!
Was reading your note on Flickr. May be you could have checked using your camera for visual signs of injury. Hope no one killed it.
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Can you copy paste the pic here? Flickr is blocked in my office.
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@M_S, lucky enounter, and that you were able to get a shot like that.

Was reading your note on Flickr. May be you could have checked using your camera for visual signs of injury. Hope no one killed it.
I searched inch by inch.
He was ok on the upper side, dunno if he was hurt on the scales(bottom). Wonder no one killed him, atleast believing some superstition!

We tried calling the forest department, and got one number behind the other, but no help! [they said they cant call because they had only incoming on their office lines??!!]
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Can you copy paste the pic here? Flickr is blocked in my office.
Some one copy paste it here.
I have a smiley infraction, so i cant paste pictures or smiley! for 1month.

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Nice shot. Once I have seen how ferocious this breed was. From there I always try to stay away
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Thats a beautifully captured picture MS.
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Nice pics MillionSwords.
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Nice one! Love the way the fella's looking across at something/someone.
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i m sure discovery/animal planet will want to get their hands on this pic. absolutely fantastic.
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Bravo Millionswords.Niceeee.Did you offer it some milk ??

I saw Villagers light camphors!
Din't see milk yet!?
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Nice one! Love the way the fella's looking across at something/someone.
Hey Nitin,

Here is another shot that is looking at my lens!
I was prepared to go a little near if there was less crowd.
I was scared of the guys with lungi near me than the snake! Every second I was wondering when these guys would throw a stone or stick the snake to threaten it!
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If it was not moving for 4 hrs i doubt if it was a real one or a dummy,lol.just kidding buddie but 4 hrs is a long time for a cobra to stand still.
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