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Gold’s Tree Cobra

The glossy cobra which is rarely observed belongs to the Elapidae family. It is named after Mr. George Taubman Goldie, a Manx Administrator.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Elapidae
    Genus Pseudohaje
    Scientific Name Pseudohaje goldii


    Other Names Goldieā€™s tree cobra
    Length 7-8.9 ft
    Coloration Black
    Distribution Central African Republic, Ghana, Gabon, Congo, and Cameron
    Habitat Streams and rivers of woodlands and forest
    Diet Squirrels and amphibians
    Venom Fact Highly venomous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    IUCN Conservation Status Not Listed

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    Published on February 1st 2019 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 30th January 2019.

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