Bantwal, June 05, 2020: A very rare white python which was spotted in a house at Kavalakatte in Bantwal taluk was trapped by expert snake catcher Snake Kiran. The Python was then safely handed over to the authorities of Pilikula Nisargadhama.
This extremely rare white coloured python known as Albino was seen in the house of Naushad. The occupants of the house as well as residents of the area were panicky on seeing the python. Later a friend of Naushad informed Snake Kiran who arrived at the spot and caught hold of the python. It was later entrusted to the care of Pilikula as per the advice of forest officer Sridhar.
Snake Kiran says this is the second time in Dakshina Kannada that a white albino has been spotted. The python was five feet long and its age is estimated to be four or five years.