Here are some interesting facts about corbras

Here are some interesting facts about cobras

Here are some interesting facts about cobras

There are about 270 species of cobra

 

Cobras are the only snake in the world that build a nest for their young, just like a bird, but on the ground!

There are about 270 species of cobra

Cobras are the only snake in the world that can spit their venom, and they are accurate up to about half their own length!

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

Cobras are not blind, in fact they see very well even at night.

There are about 270 species of cobra

Cobras venom is not the strongest there is, but cobras can inject so much venom in a single bite that they can kill an elephant. Sea snakes have deadlier venom, and rattlesnakes have weaker venom.

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

Most cobras run and hide when people are around. except King Cobras, who are aggressive, and will rear up and stand their ground when confronted.

There are about 270 species of cobra

Cobras eat birds, fish, frogs, toads, lizards, eggs and chicks raided from poultry houses, in addition to small mammals such as rabbits and rats, and even other snakes.

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

it only needs to eat every couple of months

 

Cobras are very intelligent, and can learn quickly, which helps them avoid dangerous areas.

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

King Cobras mainly reside Southern Asia, Northern Africa and the Philippines. Other species of cobras roam as far as Australia, New Guinea, and most of the Eastern hemisphere.

 

It is against the law to keep a cobra as a pet in most places, because they are so dangerous.

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

they can hear, although they sense sound through contact with the ground much better than humans.

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

they don’t always inject venom when they bite something. They can do a “dry bite” if they want to.

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

Baby cobras have full venom and can defend on their own like their parents.

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

The male King Cobra stays with the female and her eggs, and takes turns protecting the nest and hunting.

Here are some interesting facts about corbras

Cobras are recognized in India and Southeast Asia. The Hindus consider them manifestations of Shiva, the god of destruction and regeneration. The Buddhists believe a massive cobra spread its hood over the Buddha to protect him from the sun while he meditated. Cobra images guard the entrances of many Buddhist and Hindu temples. King Cobras have also been worshipped as sun deities and related with rain, thunder, and fertility. On the annual lunar holiday of Nag Panchami, Hindus refrain from plowing and field work out of respect for cobras

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