The deadly sting

  • 29/06/2002

Experts follow the world's longest venomous snake, with a bite potent enough to kill an elephant, through the rain forests of peninsular India.

The programme explores the relationship between the charismatic cobra and creatures such as the forest tortoise, vine snakes, cow elephants, and giant squirrels. The secrets of the King cobra are unravelled with a view into the astonishing world of monsoons and bloodsucking leeches.

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