Valanchery (Malappuram): No matter how much vicious are snakes, Kaippuram Abbas befriend them easily. He is a noted snake catcher and also treats snake bites. Hatching the snake eggs collected during snake catching is one his hobbies. Thus 20 eggs of cobra hatched at his residence on Friday morning.
On June 6, Abbas received a call requesting him to come immediately to the house of Sudhi at Mankutty in Edappalam near Naduvattam. When Abbas arrived at the place he found a huge cobra and its 20 eggs inside a hole in the compound wall.
He caught the snake and safely released in the forest. He took the eggs to his home and placed them safely on a soil spread. All of the eggs hatched and the cobra hatchlings came out safely. As a responsible snake and animal rescue worker, Abbas handed over the snake hatchlings to forest department.