Wednesday, July 27, 2016

King Cobra

We just learned about the Jamaican Boa.

Another type of snake is the king cobra.

This is the longest venomous snake in the world, and can grow up to 18 feet long.
They have a great sense of smell and can smell their prey from 300 feet away.
When they get upset, they will stand up and flare out the hood on their head to look bigger.

(from: wikipedia - king cobra)

On the back of their head they have yellow stripes in an upside down V shape, called a chevron.

(from: wikipedia - king cobra)

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