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Maiming snake

A four century old practice of maiming snakes after they are defanged for public shows in honour of the serpent deity Manasa Devi at the annual Jhapan Mela in Bishnupur (West Bengal) was stopped by the forest department officials who acted on a complaint. A little glimpse of the play.

TAGS: India, Snake

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Kolkata, India
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© Pranab Basak.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2019
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO1
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