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Equatorial Spitting Cobra

Equatorial spitting cobras are a species of medium-sized, highly venomous snakes occurring in Southeast Asia. The species can be found at a height of up to 1500 m from the sea level. They are terrestrial and diurnal.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Elapidae
    Genus Naja
    Scientific Name Naja sumatrana

    Other Names Black Spitting Cobra, Golden Spitting cobra, Malayan Spitting Cobra, Sumatran Spitting Cobra
    Length 0.9 to 1.2m; they can reach to 1.5m
    Color Some members are yellow and some are black
    Distribution Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines
    Habitat Primary and secondary tropical forests, parks, gardens,
    Diet Rodents, frogs, lizards, small mammals, other snakes
    Venom Fact Neurotoxic
    Breeding Season May
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 6 to 23 eggs
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on October 8th 2016 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 16th August 2018.

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