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Why so many snakebite deaths in India?

By Cindy Steinle
Sun, January 15 2012 at 07:22

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JS Argyle - #1 - 2012-01-15 18:09 - (Reply)

In addition to the fact that these snakes are not kings--they're Indian cobras of one race or another, albeit pretty big ones--would anyone overlook the serious issue here if the video showed a little American girl playing with dangerous snakes and her parents treating a cobra bite with about as much concern as a bee sting? Not all traditional ways of life are equal. In addition, what kind of quality of life do these snakes enjoy? I'm not arguing the rights and wrongs of keeping venomous in proper conditions--but these don't constitute anything like!


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