Cape Cobra (Naja nivea)

Cape Cobra (Naja nivea) Description Slender in build when under 1 meter but can get quite robust when it reaches 1,5m and over in length. The head is slightly distinct from the neck. Large adults have broader heads with well-developed muscles in the temporal region that bulge over the venom glands. Average size is 1,2m…

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Boomslang (Dispholidus typus)


Description A long slender snake, with an average length of 1.5 meters growing to over 2.0 m in length, with a large blunt head that is distinct from the neck. It has a very large eye, which is characteristic. The body has keeled scales in 19 oblique rows at midbody. The colour is variable, with…

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Forest cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Forest Cobra

Description: This cobra is of medium build, but becomes robust and thick set in specimens over 1,5m. Rears up high and spreads a long narrow hood. The head is distinct from the neck. Large specimens have very broad heads with bulging temporal muscles. This cobra can reach lengths of 2,7 m. Normal length is 1,5…

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