Mother Squirrel Fights Cobra To Protect Its Babies (Photo Credit: Twitter)
A video of a mother squirrel fighting with a cobra to protect its babies is going viral on the internet. The clip was posted by Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Susanta Nanda on Twitter with the caption, "Mother’s love is unlimited and never fades till the last breath. That explains the strength of a squirrel mother in taking up a fight with the mighty cobra to protect her babies."
In the 39 second clip, the squirrel can be seen trying to avoid multiple attacks by the reptile. The animal was apparently fighting the cobra in order to protect its babies, according to the IFS officer. The cobra also strikes back multiple times in retaliation. The squirrel can be seen using its tail to protect itself against the cobra's attack.
Mother’s love is unlimited & never fades till the last breath ðŸ’•— Susanta Nanda IFS (@susantananda3) March 11, 2020
That explains the strength of a squirrel mother in taking up a fight with the mighty Cobra to protect her babies.(Credit in the video) pic.twitter.com/P2Ya7bQIya
Ever since the video was shared online, it has been shared and viewed multiple times. Twitter users took to the comments section to praise the squirrel. While one user wrote, ''amazing video''. Another commented, ''Scary vedio.. i got extreme tension while watching.''
Scary vedio.. i got extreme tension while watching ðŸ™„— sravani (@sravani950570) March 11, 2020
Amazing Video.— Anu Tomar (@iam_anu12) March 11, 2020
Amazing....look at how she uses her tail as a lure and for safety. I used to have a pet squirrel mother who went through 3 litters as she lived in our house, large green garden and even the run of our neighbours. Seen her encounter a bronzeback tree snake....but this is fantastic— Manish Chandi (@manishchandi) March 11, 2020