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Snake handler holding Cobra at the Kumbh Mela 2013 Hindu festival near Allahabad (India)

Behind the snakes eye you can see the scar where the fangs and venom glands were surgically removed.­

Kumbh Mela is the largest festival on Earth, taking place once every 12 years, with more than 50 million Hindu pilgrims gathering to pray and bathe in the holy Ganges river.­

For more photos and info about the Kumbh Mela festival, read the album description.

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Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 India 2013
Baand Marg, Parade Ground, Daraganj, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211005, India