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Cape Cobra snake

Cape cobra

Introduction

Head-Body Length: 1-2 m
Identification: The Cape cobra is black or brown in color and is mottled with yellow or orange.
Habitat: Arid savannas, urban and rural areas
Diet: Carnivore: rodents, birds, lizards, toads, snakes
Reproduction: Clutches can contain anywhere from 8-25 eggs. The incubation period is 14-21 days long.
Behavior: Cape cobras are active at night and during the day.
Status: No special status

Interesting-Facts: This species has the most potent venom of any African snake. The venom is a neurotoxin, causing victims to die from suffocation.

KEY FACTS

Name Cape cobra, yellow cobra (Eng.); Kaapse kobra, geelslang, koperkapel (Afr.); masumu (seSotho); xivatla-nkombe (Xitsonga)
Origin Southern Africa
Size Head-Body Length:1-2 m
Clutch Size 20 to 40 eggs at a time
Life span 12 to 20 years
Colors Light yellow to rich yellow, copper, or light to medium or dark brown and even black, often speckled with shades of brown and orange

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Reptilia
Order – Squamata
Family – Elapidae
Genus – Naja
Species – Naja nivea

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