Parassinikkadavu Snake Park, Kannur

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Parassinkkadavu Snake Park is located in Anthoor Municipality about from Kannur Corporation in the Kannur district of north Kerala, in south India. The Snake Park is in Parassinikkadavu, which is from National Highway 17, en route from Kannur to Taliparamba,
The park houses a variety of snakes and other small animals, including the Spectacled Cobra, King Cobra, Russell's viper, Krait and various pit vipers. There is also a large collection of non-venomous snakes including pythons. The park is dedicated to the preservation and conservation of snakes, many species of which are gradually becoming extinct. In a live show, trained personnel play and 'interact' with a variety of snakes, including cobras and vipers, and try to quell mythical fears and superstitions about snakes. It has also been proposed that a laboratory to extract venom from snakes for purposes of research be set up here.
Pappinisseri Visha Chikitsa Society was started in the year 1964 at Pappinisseri, Kannur, Kerala with an intention to treat the ailing especially those suffering from snake envenomation. This institution is commemorated on behalf of the Late Sri. C.P. Kumaran Vaidyar and functions as the center for advanced clinical Research and literary documentation in Agada Tantra.Ever since its inception in 1964 it had the monopoly in treating snake bite cases and more than a million snake bite cases were treated and clinically documented.
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  • This park is located 10 Kms near Kannur City. The Parassini Kadavu Snake Park has been doing Yeomen service clearing many misconception about Snakes which has been in the mind of the public for many m...  more »
  • You could spend an hour here at least with various kinds of reptiles, snakes etc. Sometimes, it could get crowded but the movement is smooth.  more »
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