360 Video: Snake Charmers in Jogi Dera Lure Deadly Cobras 

These snake charmers lure deadly cobras with a flute. 

Published
News Videos
1 min read

In Jogi Dera village, descendants of an ancient semi-tribe ‘Baiga’ or ‘Sapera’ lure cobras from baskets by playing and waving gourd flutes. While the crowd is often mesmerised by the charmers’ close proximity to the deadly cobras they control, many snakes used in performances have been defanged.

Video Editor: Sandeep Suman

(The Quint is available on Telegram. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram)

Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!