A man displays one of the seized snakes
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Authorities in Thailand find 600 smuggled deadly cobras

13 November 2012 Last updated at 17:09 GMT

Customs officials in Thailand have seized around 600 cobras that had been smuggled through the southern border of the country.

According to authorities, the reptiles were destined for use in foods and traditional medicines.

Roopa Suchak reports.