King Cobra - updates

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In Indonesia, snakes are snacks but also pets, performers and masseuses

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:21 PM

Snakes are cooked and served as meals incorporated in traditional dances and used for a unique massage experience

SNAKE MASSAGE. Pythons slither around a customer's body at a spa in Jakarta. Photo by AFP

Performer keeps singing after cobra bites her on stage, then dies

Apr 06, 2016 - 5:31 PM

Irma Bule dies 45 minutes after getting bitten on stage by a cobra

SNAKES ON STAGE. Irma Bule performs with a snake on stage at a previous show. Screenshot from Apalah Apalah/YouTube

Balikatan means teaching US troops how to drink cobra blood

Apr 25, 2015 - 4:30 PM

Philippine soldiers teach their American counterparts how to survive in a Philippine jungle

MAKING FIRE. US troops try to start a fire using bamboo sticks. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Samantha Van Winkle/Released