Madikeri: A humongous King Cobra was spotted in the farmland of the Sulugodu village, Virajpet on Monday, January 27.
The reptile measured 12 feet long and weighed about 17 kgs.
The residents immediately called Snake Sharath and after a rigorous effort, the reptile was finally captured.
According to the residents, the 12-feet-long snake had come in search of food.
Sharath, who has caught over 3000 snakes as a snake wrangler, 23 of which were cobras, released the reptile safely in the Makuttu Forest Reserve.
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