It is not uncommon for people in certain parts of the world to encounter snakes in or around their homes. In some cases, people may choose to capture or remove the snakes themselves, while in other cases they may seek the help of a professional snake handler.
In India, for example, it is not uncommon for people to encounter snakes in their homes, particularly during the monsoon season when flooding and heavy rain can drive snakes into residential areas. Many people in rural areas have developed skills for capturing and handling snakes, often using traditional methods passed down through generations.
However, capturing snakes can be dangerous and should only be attempted by those with the proper training and equipment. Many snakes in India are venomous and can cause serious harm if not handled properly.
In recent years, there have been reports of snake catchers in India using questionable methods to capture snakes, such as injecting them with chemicals or pulling them out of their burrows with hooks. These methods not only put the snakes at risk of injury or death, but they also pose a risk to human health and safety.
It is important for people to understand the risks associated with handling snakes and to seek the help of a professional if they encounter a snake in or around their home. In addition, efforts should be made to educate people on the importance of preserving snake habitats and avoiding activities that may harm snakes, such as habitat destruction or the illegal trade of snakes as pets or for their skins.