A meeting with a King

As I have never worked with or even seen a King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) in the flesh before, I met with a local Phuket snake catcher who allowed me to photograph one of the cobras he had caught on the island. These are amazing snakes and this large male, originally from the foothills of northern Phuket island was a pleasure to photograph. Truly one of the most amazing snakes in the world. However, this particular snake catcher showed me the permanent reminders he has of three bites from …

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