Frequently Asked Questions

Snakes are venomous, not poisonous. Poison can be inorganic such as compounds of Mercury, Arsenic, etc. But venom from snake, scorpion etc. are purely organic.

Venom must be injected into the bloodstream; whereas poisons can be ingested, inhaled or absorbed through the skin.

No. Because the ability to produce lactase, an enzyme which allows the digestion of the sugar lactose, is peculiar to mammals.

A snake would ever drink milk only because it’s thirsty, and actually wants water, but water isn’t available. All snakes consume whole prey animals (or whole eggs). Their digestive system is set up to dissolve flesh and bone — not dairy.

Snakes do not have any sort of social bond, nor the intellect nor memory to recognise and remember an assailant. Suppose you kill a cobra in Koraput, and travelled to Bhubaneswar; how the cobra will come to Bhubaneswar!

When a snake is killed, it expels its musk, a substance that is released by the cloaca. It is made out of bi-products of their digestive system. It is very much possible that a nearby snake may show up to investigate what the musk is all about.

ନା । କ୍ଷୀର ସାପ ର ଖାଦ୍ୟ ନୁହେଁ, କାରଣ ସାପ ସ୍ତନ୍ୟପାୟୀ ନୁହେଁ । ଚୀର ରୁ କ୍ଷୀର ଶୋଷିବା କ୍ଷମତା ମଧ୍ୟ ସାପଙ୍କ ପାଖରେ ନାହିଁ । ଅଧିକନ୍ତୁ, ସାପ ପାଟିରେ ଶହେଟି ଛୋଟ ଛୋଟ ମୁନିଆ ଦାନ୍ତ ବି ଥାଏ । ଏଣୁ କୌଣସି ଗାଈ କେବେ ହେଲେ ସାପ କୁ ସେଇ ସୁଯୋଗ ଦେବନି ।

No. Milk is not part of a snake’s natural diet.They have no powers of suction and with over hundred sharp teeth in the snake’s mouth, no cow will allow such a thing.

Cobras are believed to mate with rat snakes, and cobras are males and rat snakes are females. This is not true. They in fact mate with only their own species and a cobra can eat a rat snake after killing it by venom.

ନା । ଯଦିଓ ଓଡ଼ିଶାରେ ଅନେକ ଲୋକ ଢମଣା କୁ ନାଗ ସାପ ର ଛୁଆ ବୋଲି କହିଥାନ୍ତି, କିନ୍ତୁ ପ୍ରକୃତରେ ନାଗ ଓ ଢମଣା ଭିତରେ କିଛି ସମ୍ପର୍କ ନାହିଁ । ନାଗ ସାପ ବିଷଧର ଇଲାପିଡ଼ି  ଫ୍ୟାମିଲି ର ସଦସ୍ୟ ହୋଇଥିବା ବେଳେ, ଢମଣା ବିଷହୀନ କଲୁବ୍ରୀଡି ଫାମିଲିର ସଦସ୍ୟ । ନାଗ ସାପ ଢମଣା କୁ ମଧ୍ୟ ଆରମରେ ଖାଇ ଦେଇପାରେ । ଏଇ AAP ରେ ଆମେ ଉଭୟ ନାଗ ଓ ଢମଣା ପ୍ରଜାତି ରେ ମାଈ ସାପଙ୍କୁ ଅଣ୍ଡା ସହିତ ଫଟୋ ଦେଇଛୁ ।

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