Saturday, January 29, 2011

King Kobra - Ophiopagus hannah


Reptil mania - Snake King Kobra, Ophiopagus hannah
This snake is the longest venomous snakes in the world. Optimal length to 6 meters with a diameter of 10 cm body! When alert and able to stand with his anger as high as 1 / 3 the length of the body normally, even more. When angry, the behavior of this serpent is very aggressive. Without the slightest fear will attack anyone who think the serpent becomes a threat. Not to step on, touch the body or tail little problem will be addressed with a direct attack at once.

King Cobras can NOT can shoot / toxins
In Indonesia and another place, King Cobras have a common characteristic black or dark brown. poisonous / toxic type haemotoxcin and neurotoxcin in one package. A combination of toxins that are very deadly and hard to damage the dammed when the bite victim's body. According to records king cobra snake bite cases, the strength of its venom can kill an adult elephant within 2 hours and the ability to kill human beings about 10-15 minutes. Humans are exposed to ggitan king cobra if not treated quickly will result in death or permanent disability.

Reptil mania - Snake King Kobra, Ophiopagus hannah

The distribution of these snakes are in a stretch of karst south of the island of Java, Kalimantan, Bukit Barisan Sumatra, Sulawesi and Papua.

For those who will enter the cave caver please observe the entrance and twilight areas because this is where serpent king cobra shelter or waiting for prey. Its main food is the serpent.
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