Sri Lanka, Asia
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R. Raja, known as Nai Maama, or Uncle Cobra, charms a snake alongside his monkey, named Punchi Mahattaya, or Little Gentleman. Raja, a member of the Ahikuntika community, an ancient Sri Lankan nomadic group, lives in Ape Gama, a replica of an old Sri Lankan cultural village, in Battaramulla, a suburb of the capital, Colombo. In Ape Gama, people go about their daily routines, explaining village life to visitors to this historical theme park.