"The Cobra Effect"

The British government was concerned about the number of venomous cobra snakes in Delhi.

The government therefore offered a bounty for every dead cobra. Initially this was a successful strategy as large numbers of snakes were killed for the reward.

Eventually, however, enterprising people began to breed cobras for the income.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cobra_ef

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