36 Snakes Rescued and Released in a Natural Lake

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36 Snakes Rescued and Released in a Natural Lake

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Cambodia News (Kampong Chhnang): On October 23, 2019, a conservation team in collaboration with the mobile wildlife crime intervention group, released 36 snakes(33 pythons and three king cobras) into a natural lake in Kampong Leng district, Kampong Chhnang.

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The Ministry of Environment reported that the conservation team took 33 pythons from a place on Tamao mountain where local people had been going to feed them, and also three king cobras were taken from a wild meat shop in Phnom Penh. After collecting all those rare snakes, the police took the reptiles and released them in the natural lake and the conservation area.
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The conservation team together with the mobile wildlife crime intervention group have requested that the public to stop catching rare species that are nearly extinct, and asked them to help to protect the native animals and the forests of Cambodia. Otherwise there will be nothing left for the future generations.
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Re: 36 Snakes Rescued and Released in a Natural Lake

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Ffs, Remind me never to go swimming in there !!!! :shock: :shock:
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