Green Mamba Snake-The one bite poison
Green mamba snake (Dendroaspis angusticeps) which is well known as one bite poison is the smallest snake of its mamba’s family.it is highly venomous snake after black mamba. Its smallest length is 1.8 meter (5.9 feet) while maximum length can exceed up to 2.5 meter (8.2 feet).However its average length is 2 meter (6.6 feet). The color of green mamba snake is bright green with small touch of yellow. It looks slender, alert, and graceful. Its average life span is 12 to 20 year.
Green Mamba Snake Facts and habitat
Green mamba snake which is well known as one bite poison lives in woodlands and coastal bushlands of South Africa forest. This snake can be found easily in the eastern cape of South Africa rainforest and also in different sites of forest including bushlands, mountain dunes at elevations up to 4900 feet (1500 meter) above sea level.
Green mamba snake is mostly arboreal (living in trees), but some time it descend to the ground to forage, drink or busk in sun.
Green mamba snake they can attack suddenly and bite several time in a quick succession. It is very fast snake, they are capable of moving at speed of (7 mph) in a very short time to escape this site by ascending the closest tree and disappear in the dense foliage.
Green Mamba Snake Diet and Bite
Green mamba snake is very highly poison in a snake. When green mamba snake bite a species, the species die within 30 minutes, because the poison of this snake is neurotoxic and mix of endotoxins.
The poison of green mamba snake common to all species of mamba and it he very fast acting snake. In this case the bite rate is very high. The average weight of a single bite yield is about 60 to 95 mille gram.
Green mamba snake always targets small specie for his diet. Younger green mamba snake eat small lizards and eggs of birds. When green mamba snake go to hunt its prey and it feel there is also another elapid snake it continue to chase its prey without any feel an elapid snake.
Green Mamba Snake Reproduction
Green mamba snake meet with other female snake during meeting season, that take place take place during the rainy season between April to the end of June.
The male snake finds the female snake. Both snake meet in a meeting place. Female snake lay eggs 4 to 17 anywhere the hollow tree in the month of October and November. The incubation period remain 10 to 12 weeks.
When younger snake hatch from the egg, the length of young snake is 12 to 16 inches (30 to 40 centimeter).