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Cobra Bites Farmer. Farmer Bites Cobra Back. Cobra Dies ... Farmer Lives. (Nepal)
Yahoo! News ^ | August 23, 2012 | Gopal Sharma

Posted on 08/23/2012 7:19:57 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Nepali man bites snake to death in revenge attack

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Nepali man who was bitten by a cobra snake bit it back and killed the reptile in a tit-for-tat attack, a newspaper said on Thursday.

Nepali daily Annapurna Post said Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy on Tuesday, caught it and bit it until it died.

"I could have killed it with a stick but bit it with my teeth instead because I was angry," the 55-year-old Miya, who lives in a village some 200 km (125 miles) southeast of the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, was quoted by the daily as saying.

The snake, called "goman" in Nepal, is also known as the Common Cobra.

Police official Niraj Shahi said the man, who was being treated at a village health post and was not in danger of dying, would not be charged with killing the snake because the reptile was not among snake species listed as endangered in Nepal.

(Excerpt) Read more at uk.news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Miscellaneous; Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: cobra; kathmandu; manbitesdog; manvssnake; mongoose; nepal; rikkitikkitavi; snakebite; snakecharmer
Man Bites Cobra Snake in Nepal

"When I realised that a snake had bit me," Miya explained to the BBC matter-of-factly, "I went home to get a torch and saw that it was a cobra. So I bit it to death."

Accounts seem to vary on why Miya opted for a tit-for-tat countermeasure. "A snake charmer told me that if a snake bites you, bite it until it is dead and nothing will happen to you," Miya told the BBC; but Reuters reports the decision to chomp the cobra was made in the heat of the moment:

"I could have killed it with a stick, but bit it with my teeth instead because I was angry."

1 posted on 08/23/2012 7:20:09 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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” ... but bit it with my teeth instead because I was angry.”

Maybe he was hungry too? Hunger can also make a man quite angry.


2 posted on 08/23/2012 7:21:35 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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Black Cobra Pictures, Images and Photos
3 posted on 08/23/2012 7:23:21 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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Or, maybe he just read a lot of Rudyard Kipling stories as a kid ...
4 posted on 08/23/2012 7:25:06 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: Slings and Arrows

ping


5 posted on 08/23/2012 7:25:40 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

YESSSS!


6 posted on 08/23/2012 7:40:06 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1312 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: DogByte6RER; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Ro-Sham-Bo, Unlimited League!


7 posted on 08/23/2012 7:42:04 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: DogByte6RER

He went after a cobra in the dark? He’s got some the size of bowling balls.....of course that’s where the snake bit him.....


8 posted on 08/23/2012 7:42:04 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: DogByte6RER

RIKI-TIKI- ... and a little bite for that -TAFI!!!


9 posted on 08/23/2012 7:43:20 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: blueunicorn6

Grabbed a flashlight first.


10 posted on 08/23/2012 7:46:50 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: blueunicorn6

“Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy”


No he was bitten in his rice paddy! Must be some Nepali term for a body part, huh? LOL


11 posted on 08/23/2012 7:50:06 PM PDT by RonInNaples
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To: DogByte6RER

Chuck Norris wants to be Mohamed Salmo Miya when he grows up.


12 posted on 08/23/2012 7:55:52 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

That’s still crazy brave. I’d have grabbed a truck to run over the snake.


13 posted on 08/23/2012 7:58:00 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: RonInNaples

I wondered where his “rice paddy” was located. Must be what the kids are calling it now.


14 posted on 08/23/2012 8:03:51 PM PDT by stansblugrassgrl (PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMMUNITION!!! YEEEEEHAW!)
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To: DogByte6RER

McKayla is NOT impressed.
15 posted on 08/23/2012 8:17:36 PM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: stansblugrassgrl

Pretty sure you’re correct. Us older folks don’t get out much, so I’m not as up to date on current ‘terms’. Once the kids got older and for sure after I quit coaching basketball, my connection to current terms was lost.


16 posted on 08/23/2012 8:20:22 PM PDT by RonInNaples
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To: DogByte6RER

AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD DOG

by: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

GOOD people all, of every sort, Give ear unto my song; And if you find it wondrous short,—It cannot hold you long.

In Islington there was a man, Of whom the world might say That still a godly race he ran,—Whene’er he went to pray.

A kind and gentle heart he had, To comfort friends and foes; The naked every day he clad,—When he put on his clothes.

And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there be, Both mongrel, puppy, whelp, and hound, And curs of low degree.

The dog and man at first were friends; But when a pique began, The dog, to gain some private ends, Went mad, and bit the man.

Around from all the neighboring streets, The wondering neighbors ran, And swore the dog had lost his wits To bite so good a man.

The wound it seemed both sore and sad To every Christian eye; And while they swore the dog was mad They swore the man would die.

But soon a wonder came to light, That showed the rogues they lied; The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died.


17 posted on 08/23/2012 8:23:41 PM PDT by Romulus
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To: DogByte6RER
“bit him in his rice paddy”

Maybe just a little too graphic for a family site. Regardless, I hope it did not injure his rice paddy too much.

18 posted on 08/23/2012 8:24:07 PM PDT by Tupelo (Republicans, ...Are any of them worthy of my vote?)
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To: DogByte6RER

Wait a minute! That’s my cousin Mike holding up a broken fan belt from his Chevy! The only snake he ever fought was that pants snake he always seemed to be wrestling with in his sleeping bag when we camped out in the back yard.


19 posted on 08/23/2012 8:25:01 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Tupelo

Is that a cobra in your rice paddy, Big Boy, or are you just happy to see me?

20 posted on 08/23/2012 8:28:17 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Ho-hum...another ‘man bites cobra’ story.


21 posted on 08/23/2012 10:52:45 PM PDT by Sivad (Nor Cal Red Turf)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!; JoeProBono

22 posted on 08/24/2012 12:09:44 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Oh Rikki You’re So Fine
You’re So Fine
You Blow My Mind
Hey Rikki!


23 posted on 08/24/2012 12:10:56 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Cobra...


The other white meat!!
24 posted on 08/24/2012 12:18:15 AM PDT by djf (The barbarian hordes will ALWAYS outnumber the clean-shaven. And they vote.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“I could have killed it with a stick but bit it with my teeth instead because I was angry,”

I would be ticked off, too, but.........holy Moses!

That guy has huge stones!

“Ro-Sham-Bo, Unlimited League!”

I’m going to have to look that up. ;o)


25 posted on 08/24/2012 12:25:06 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Oh, my! The second link I found made reference to Ron Jeremy?

You’ve got some splainin’ to do! lol


26 posted on 08/24/2012 12:27:27 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Human bites are dangerous!

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000035.htm


27 posted on 08/24/2012 12:30:45 AM PDT by thecodont
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To: dixiechick2000

Ro sham bo was a South Park reference. Unlimited League I thought I made up. Who knew?


28 posted on 08/24/2012 12:47:45 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Gurkhas come from Nepal. ‘Nuff said.


29 posted on 08/24/2012 2:38:14 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Bite Club rule number one - You don’t talk about Bite Club!

Bite Club rule number two - You DON’T talk about Bite Club!


30 posted on 08/24/2012 3:17:59 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Bite Club rule number one - You don’t talk about Bite Club!

Bite Club rule number two - You DON’T talk about Bite Club!


31 posted on 08/24/2012 3:18:24 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

LOL!

Now...THAT is funny. ;o)


32 posted on 08/24/2012 11:33:45 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: Riley

A Muslim Gurkha, at that! Talk about crazy brave.


33 posted on 08/29/2012 5:30:47 PM PDT by sagar
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