Facts about Cape Cobra Snake (Naja Nivea)
The specific name of cape cobra snake is (Naja Nivea). This is highly poisons snake in South Africa. This snake also called the Yellow or brown cobra and sometime African call this snake (Koperkapel). Cape cobra snake is the medium size snake; this snake average length is 3.9 feet (120 centimeter) and this is maximum/longest size 6.1 feet (187 centimeter).
Cape cobra snake color is Yellow with little touch of brown, in case this snake looks like golden brown. Cape cobra snake lifespan capacity is around 12 to 20 year each.
Cape cobra snake was first described in 1758 by Swedish Zoologist Carl Linnaeus.
Cape Cobra Snake Habitat
Cape cobra snake live range in Africa, this snake easily found in Africa included range bushlands, arid savannas, desert, semi-desert, scrub-land, forest and high grassland. This snake can be found as highest above sea level 8200 feet (2500meter).
Cape cobra snake is regularly a snake species and active all year around and t dies not immune. Cape cobra snake dies not aggressive than compared to their other African snake. Cape cobra snake will if it sense threat and has no escape way, otherwise it will move quickly make an attempt to escape.
Cape Cobra Snake Bite and Diet
Cape cobra snake is observed as one of the most dangerous poisons snake species in Africa. Cape cobra snake most dangerous snake, with the most influential poison of all African cobra snakes, this snake also one of the highest rates of death toll. Cape cobra snake rate of their poison in pests is 0.72 mg/kg. Cape cobra snake average capacity of poison inserted in a one bite is 100 to 150 milligram. Cape cobra snake usages its poison to target the nervy and lung system and also the heart, this snake one bite to an adult human has a 60% chance of death if no ant venom is applied. Cape cobra snake one bite poison symptoms include minor local pain or Emotionlessness, excessive salivation, loss of consciousness, convulsions, drowsiness, eyelid drooping, limb paralysis.
Cape cobra snake diet a small mammal include snake, rodents, lizards, birds, and also carrion. Cape cobra snake hunting in Sociable Weaver nests in the Kalahari.
Cape Cobra Snake Reproduction
Cape cobra snake species is oviparous. Cape cobra snake meeting season arises during the months of September and October. This snake incubation period about 65 to 70 days.
Cape cobra snake lays eggs 8 to 20 in mid of summer October and December. Cape cobra baby snake hatchings measure between 13 to 16 inches (34 to 40 centimeter) in length and are totally self-governing from birth.