Banded Krait for Sale in India

in Environmental Threats

Banded kraits weighting one kilograms were reported to be selling on the black market at prices of $2,190 (100,000 Indian Rupees).

The high price for the yellow and black snake led to 3 cases arrests and confiscation of the snake in the Mayurbhanj district in India in one month.

(More prices of exotic pets for sale.)

Source: Amarendra Bose, “Smuggling shadow on snakes’ survival,” Times of India, September 1, 2011.

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