January 20, 2017
http://connectgujarat.com/well -known-animal-activist-snehal- bhatt-died/
Well known animal activist Snehal Bhatt died in sleep last night leaving
behind her husband and son. She died of natural death and was not suffering
from any ailment. She recieved a heart attack in the sleep and couldn’t wake
up in the morning.
Snehal Bhatt known as Indian Cobra girl had a
mastery of catching Cobras, Pythons, Vipers. She was associated with Gujarat
Society for prevention against Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA) for years and
rescued animals for the last 30 years. She rescued every type of animals
which includes nearly 300 crocodiles from in and around Vadodara city.
Snehal Bhatt known as the Indian Cobra girl lead one women crusade to
rescue the most dangerous snake Cobra, Pythons, Vipers. She was a social
worker who work for 24 hours to rescue these snakes. In a rare tribute, the
National Geographic Channel has made a stunning film on this amazing animal
activist who stays far away from the arclights preferring to do real work
that has little time for publicity.
Bhatt and her volunteers have
rescued thousands of snakes and released them in areas far from human
habitation. Snehal also needs the villagers’ help in stopping the snake
charmers destroying venom glands ultimately kills the snake.
she founded the Gujarat Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
[GSPCA]. Aided by a group of nearly hundreds of volunteers, she runs this
from her home in Vadodara.
Bhatt, known as "Cobra girl", passed away today here following a heart
attack, family sources said.
Bhatt, 55, breathed her last at her
residence, they said.
She is survived by her husband and a son.
Bhatt used to rescue snakes --- cobras, vipers, and giant pythons ---
from snake charmers and poachers.