Category
3 Dimensional
3D Landscape
Abstract
Aircraft / Planes
Animals
Boats
Buildings & City
Cars
Comics
Computer
Development
Digital art
Drawing & Painting
Fantasy
Female Celebrities
Games
Gothic / Dark Art
Known places
Male Celebrities
Miscellaneous
Motor
Movies
Music
Nature
Space
Sport

Popular tags
View all...

Artists
View all...
King Cobra

King Cobra (Animals)

Twitter Share
FaceBook Share

Tags: snake (29 pics), cobra (10 pics)

The King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is the world's longest venomous snake, with a length that can be as large as 6.7 m (22 ft). This species is widespread throughout Southeast Asia and parts of India, and is found mostly in forested areas. Its genus name, Ophiophagus, literally means "snake-eater", and its diet primarily consists of other snakes, including sizeable pythons and even smaller members of its own species. The venom of the King Cobra is primarily neurotoxic, and the snake is fully capable of killing a human with a single bite. The mortality rate from a bite can be as high as 75%.

Related species

The King Cobra belongs to the family Elapidae. There are over 200 species of elapid found around the world, excepting Antarctica and Europe. All are venomous and have short, fixed fangs (proteroglyphs), but may differ widely in habits, behaviour and appearance. Four better known species of the Elapidae are the Coral Snake, Death Adder, Black mamba, and of course, the King Cobra.


Navigation

Download

Use this wallpaper

Comments


Users who have seen this wallpaper have also seen:

Black Panther
Black Panther
Springboks, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Kalahari, South Africa
Springboks, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Kalahari, South Africa
Young Florida Panther
Young Florida Panther
Baby Lions Hug
Baby Lions Hug
Watchful Bobcat, Uinta National Forest, Utah
Watchful Bobcat, Uinta National Forest, Utah

Random Animals pictures

Dog Tired
Dog Tired
Great White Shark Feeding, South Africa
Great White Shark Feeding, South Africa
Sleeping Leopard
Sleeping Leopard
Lions Roar 2
Lions Roar 2
Squirrel
Squirrel





This image is free for personal use on computer screens only. For more info read Privacy Policy

DeleteRequest deletion of this wallpaper
DeleteClaim ownership of this picture
 Sitemap | Contact Us