Rare 'white venomous snake' found in Bengaluru; BBMP rescues the reptile
26, May 2019, 12:46 PM
Bengaluru: A leucistic venomous snake was found at Judicial Layout in Bengaluru on Saturday (May 25). The snake was six feet long and a passer-by who noticed it informed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Forest Conservation Officer Mohan rescued the snake and it has been left in the forest area. Leucistic is a less-frequently observed condition characterised by loss of pigment in the skin, turning it into white.