Ali Khan Samsudin

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Ali Khan Samsudin, (19581 December 2006 in Kuala Lumpur) was known as Malaysia's "snake king". He earned the title after living with 400 cobras, for 12 hours a day for 40 days, in a small room in the early 1990s. He also earned the title of "scorpion king" after his feat of living in a glass enclosure with 6,000 scorpions for 21 days which is listed in the 1998 Guinness Book of World Records.<ref>See Bite kills Malaysia 'Snake King' [1]</ref>

He has a protege, Nur Malena Hassan, who has completed her own two record-breaking stunts and is now known as the "Scorpion Queen".<ref>See Scorpion woman ends record stunt [2]</ref>

[edit] Death

Ali Khan died on December 1, 2006, after being bitten by a king cobra. He is survived by his two wives and five children.

[edit] See also

  • Steve Irwin, another television wildlife personality who died in 2006.

[edit] Footnotes

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