The cobra is a poisonous snake. She lives in Africa and Asia. There are different types. The best known cobra is the eyeglasses snake. She lives in Africa. The King Cobra is the longest venomous snake in the world at 5.50 m. She lives in Asia. The poison of the cobra is deadly it can kill an elephant. His biggest enemy is a Mongoose.
The cobras are also called glasses snakes. They have a pattern on the back of their neck that reminds them of glasses. When cobras get angry, they raise their forebody, hiss and spread their necks to look taller and threaten. Cobras can move forward with their forequarters raised.
Cobras are poisonous snakes. You have two long fangs up in the mouth. The poison is produced in a gland and pushed through the venomous canal through the hollow fangs into the body of a prey or enemy. The poison of the cobra is very strong. A teaspoonful of dried cobra poison could kill over 100,000 mice. Even the young cobras freshly hatched from the egg are poisonous. There is also a cobra species that can spit her poison far, the spitting cobra.
The attitude of a King Cobra is a challenge because of its size. Officially, the animal is called Ophiophagus hannah and comes from the family of poison snakes. Most King Cobras have a length of between three and four meters, but there are also splendid specimens of more than five meters. In addition, the king cobra is a poisonous snake whose poison in humans can cause serious injuries. However, their venom is far less dangerous than that of the Lance Otters, and the King Cobra is essentially a peace-loving, withdrawn animal that bites only when it really feels threatened.
As for all venomous snakes is also for the Koenigskobra a duty to report and for the holder a certificate of competence in dealing with poisonous snakes. The exact rules vary from state to state and should be inquired before purchasing. Owners of venomous snakes should always keep in mind the immense costs that they have to face when the animal grows out of it.