Cobras

THAILAND’S COBRAS King Cobra – Ophiophagus hannah. Longest venomous snake in the world. Monocled Cobra – Naja kaouthia. The most common cobra in Thailand. Siamese Spitting Cobra – Naja siamensis Sumatran Spitting Cobra – Naja sumatrana

Cobra Video 1

A buddy nearby gave me a call, he was in a panic. He had found a couple of snakes in the house – and wanted me to remove them. Well, that’s my job…

King Cobra Book

There are a number of king cobra book references out there on the internet, but none I found looked like they were any good. There are also some PDFs king keepers have made, but the ones I found were very old – over a decade in some cases. There is a new King Cobra book … Continue reading King Cobra Book

King Cobra Bite

What Happens with a King Cobra Bite? I’ve been lucky enough to not experience a bite from a king cobra, or any venomous snake – but, I’ve been fascinated by stories of bites by the world’s longest venomous snake, and I thought I’d write a page about it tonight. If YOU ARE DEALING WITH A … Continue reading King Cobra Bite

King Cobra – Largest Venomous Snake in World

KING COBRA (Ophiophagus hannah – Thailand King Cobra) In Greek, ‘snake eater.’ Sometimes called ‘Hamadryad.’ Discovered and described by Danish naturalist, Theodore Edward Cantor in 1836. The species name, hannah reflects the snake’s arboreal habits, from Greek mythology it refers to tree dwelling nymphs of the same name. IDENTIFICATION Ophiophagus hannah occupies its own genus, … Continue reading King Cobra – Largest Venomous Snake in World

Grant Thompson – Austin, Texas Monocled Cobra Bite Victim

On July 17, 2015 In Austin, Texas there was an 18-year-old man that seems to have been bitten by a monocled cobra in his vehicle recently and died of cardiac arrest (heart attack). This site got hammered with thousands of page-view requests for the monocled cobra fact page as a result. The news report was … Continue reading Grant Thompson – Austin, Texas Monocled Cobra Bite Victim

King Cobra Information

King Cobra Links to More Info KING COBRA FACT PAGE > Close Call – King Cobra Attack Correspondence About World Record King Cobra Fastest King Cobra on the Planet? (Video) First Aid for King Cobra Bite How Sharp Are King Cobra Fangs? How to Find a King Cobra in Thailand? King Cobra Bite King Cobra … Continue reading King Cobra Information

King Cobra – Venomous – Deadly

KING COBRA (Ophiophagus hannah – Thailand King Cobra) In Greek, ‘snake eater.’ Sometimes called ‘Hamadryad.’ Discovered and described by Danish naturalist, Theodore Edward Cantor in 1836. The species name, hannah reflects the snake’s arboreal habits, from Greek mythology it refers to tree dwelling nymphs of the same name. (Page Updated: 23 February 2017) IDENTIFICATION Ophiophagus … Continue reading King Cobra – Venomous – Deadly

King Cobras On the Brain

When I first got back into snakes about nine years ago, I saw my first King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) at a snake show on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand’s Surat Thani province. The snake was beat up – there were scars all over it. The face was nose-rubbed horribly, and I couldn’t see … Continue reading King Cobras On the Brain