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Asha Foundation Animal Shelter and Hospital founder and coordinator Harmesh Bhatt poses with a rescued wine snake and its young at the shelter in the village of Hathijan, some 20 kms from Ahmedabad, on August 29, 2013. The rescued animals which include 18 cobras, four juvenile pythons, a wine snake with its six young offspring, six rat snakes, twelve sand boas and nine scorpions, were rescued from snake charmers invoking Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act during the Janmashtami fair in Sanand town. The reptiles will eventually be released into the wild. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Asha Foundation Animal Shelter and Hospital founder and coordinator Harmesh Bhatt poses with a rescued wine snake and its young at the shelter in the village of Hathijan, some 20 kms from Ahmedabad, on August 29, 2013. The rescued animals which include 18 cobras, four juvenile pythons, a wine snake with its six young offspring, six rat snakes, twelve sand boas and nine scorpions, were rescued from snake charmers invoking Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act during the Janmashtami fair in Sanand town. The reptiles will eventually be released into the wild. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)
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August 29, 2013
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Asha Foundation Animal Shelter and Hospital founder and coordinator... News Photo 178330016Ahmedabad,Animal,Founder,Gujarat,Horizontal,Human Interest,India,Kilometer,Portrait,Rescue,Snake,Village,Wine,YoungPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAsha Foundation Animal Shelter and Hospital founder and coordinator Harmesh Bhatt poses with a rescued wine snake and its young at the shelter in the village of Hathijan, some 20 kms from Ahmedabad, on August 29, 2013. The rescued animals which include 18 cobras, four juvenile pythons, a wine snake with its six young offspring, six rat snakes, twelve sand boas and nine scorpions, were rescued from snake charmers invoking Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act during the Janmashtami fair in Sanand town. The reptiles will eventually be released into the wild. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)