Found this snake at my door in Raebareli, North India. We of course allowed it to go away peacefully.

Could someone please identify it for me?



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It is the venomous Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus), one of the Big Four Indian Snakes, responsible for the highest number of snake bites in India.

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    $\begingroup$ How close was it to humans when it was noticed? Are these aggressive snakes? $\endgroup$
    – Roni Saiba
    Jun 17, 2021 at 6:42

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