Posts Tagged 'Snakes'

A Cobra can spread its neck

Posted on March 31 2010 Add Comments

A cobra is a snake, which is a member of the family elapidae. The name is short for cobra de capelo, which is Portuguese for “hood-snake” or “snake with hood”. Most of these snakes can rear up and spread their neck in a characteristic threat display. But, not all snakes referred to as cobras are [...]

King Cobra: The longest venomous land snake

Posted on October 22 2009 Add Comments

The king cobra is the largest of the venomous land snakes that grows up to 5.5 meters (18 feet) in length but average about 4 m (13 ft) long. The snake’s venom is a neurotoxin which can kill a human being in 15 minutes.
The King Cobra lives in tropical deciduous forests, rainforests, tropical scrub forests [...]

Anaconda – The Biggest Snake in the World

Posted on October 20 2009 Add Comments

Anaconda snake is the biggest and non-venomous snake that found in tropical South America and found mostly in water like the Amazon River. Eunectes murinus, the green or common anaconda is one of the biggest snakes in the world.
In the records, there is so many controversy over which snake holds the world’s record for massive [...]