Some intresting facts about King Cobra…..@

1. King cobra is the longest venomous snake and it length can reach up to 18 ft.

2. Scientific name — Ophiophagus hannah

3. Weight upto 9kg

4. Average life span-20 years

5. This snakes are found predominantly in jungle of India, Indonesia , Philippines and other Southeast Asia countries.

6. Heaviest King cobra recorded in history was 12kg which was kept in Royal Island Club in Singapore in 1951,and longest was 18.8 ft which was kept in London during World War II

7.Venom–King Cobra famous for it’s venom. Though it’s venom not the most potent among snake but the amount they deliver which can kill 20 men or even an elephant. The toxin is neurotoxic which means they paralyse nervous system by blocking acetyl-choline receptor.

Image

Advertisements