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Nubian Spitting Cobra

Nubian Spitting Cobras are able to spit their venom at the predators. They are found in parts of the continent of Africa. This species has been described as recently as 2003.



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


    Length up to 151 cm
    Color Brownish grey
    Distribution Patchy distribution across north-eastern Africa
    Habitat Arid regions, including dry savanna and semi-desert
    Diet Amphibians, rodents, birds and possibly other snakes
    Venom Fact Venomous
    Clutch Size 6-15 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Not yet classified

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    Published on January 4th 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 13th June 2019.

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