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King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is the world's longest venomous snake, with a length up to 5.6 m (18.5 ft).[1] This species, which preys chiefly on other snakes, is found predominantly in forests from India through Southeast Asia to Indonesia and the Philippines. Despite the word "cobra" in its name, this snake is not a member of Naja ("true cobras") but belongs to its own genus. The king cobra is considered to be a very dangerous snake Animal,King cobra,Naja,Ophiophagus hannah,animal,cold blooded,dangerous,exothermic,reptile,serpent,snake,venomous,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)

The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is the world's longest venomous snake, with a length up to 5.6 m (18.5 ft).[1] This species, which preys chiefly on other snakes, is found predominantly in forests from India through Southeast Asia to Indonesia and the Philippines. Despite the word "cobra" in its name, this snake is not a member of Naja ("true cobras") but belongs to its own genus. The king cobra is considered to be a very dangerous snake

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The king cobra is the world's longest venomous snake, with a length up to 5.6 m . This species, which preys chiefly on other snakes, is found predominantly in forests from India through Southeast Asia to Indonesia and the Philippines. Despite the word "cobra" in its name, this snake is not a member of ''Naja'' but belongs to its own genus. The king cobra is considered to be a very dangerous snake. It has cultural significance as well.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Oct 9, 2012. Captured Mar 9, 2011 11:29.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/5.0
  • 1/20s
  • ISO1600
  • 135mm