The last snake charmers

An ancient Indian tribe called the Saperas has wooed venomous snakes out of baskets and into hypnotizing dances for generations.

A snake charmer plays a gourd flute in front of cobras after the morning prayer at a temple in Jogi Dera (the snake charmers' settlement), in the village of Baghpur, India, on Nov. 10, 2016. | (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi)

The Saperas were originally known as healers, one of the few clans able to handle deadly snakes and treat bites. Their unique skills lent them a...

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