Monocled cobra snake (Naja Kaouthia)
The specific name of Monocled cobra snake is (Naja Kaouthia). This snake lives in South Asia. Monocled cobra snake average length is 4 to 5 feet (1.2 to 7.5 meter) and the longest length is 7.5 feet (2.2 meter) long. The color of this snake is yellow, brown, and grey with small touch of black. This snake colors very widely from species to species. Monocled cobra snake hieroglyph dentition fixed fangs in the front of the mouth. This snake injecting poison into the prey like hypodermic needles. Monocled cobra snake average lifespan of a wild king cobra is about 20 years.
Monocled Cobra Snake Bite and Diet
Monocled cobra snake highly toxic poison is considered one of the fastest acting snake poisons in the world and can cause death in just one hour after a snake bite. This snake opposing to the Indian Cobra (Naja Naja) Monocled cobras can deliver a bite in the very first attack making it even more dangerous. Monocled cobra snake bite causes contained swelling at the bite area but also the progressive paralysis of the nervous system which may lead breathing paralysis and death due to unconsciousness. Monocled cobra snake bite may also lead to muscle necrosis needful surgical interference.
Monocled cobra snake diet a different type of prey including small mammals such as rodents, frogs, lizards, toads, fish, even birds, and eggs. This snake also kill and eating other snakes including venomous, small snake baby, Juveniles and mostly amphibians.
Monocled Cobra Snake Reproduction
Monocled cobra snake is an oviparous species, females lay eggs. Monocled cobra snake mating season takes place after the rainy season. Monocled cobra snake female laid eggs 16 and 33 per clutch. Monocled cobra snake female laid eggs in the month of January and March. The female snake laid eggs in dry mounds, caves or holes, and usually stays with the eggs. Monocled cobra female snake incubation period of 2 months, they hatch between April and June. Monocled cobra female fledglings measure between 8 to 12 inches at birth and are every bite are deadly and an adult snake.