Research Links to King Cobra Topics Some of these links lead to full papers, others lead to abstracts and summaries of research which require a fee to view. Complete Papers David Worrell. Guidelines for the Management of Snake-bites. World Health Organization. 2010. Download free PDF here. Vern’s Note – this is a must have document … Continue reading King Cobra Research
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
Find out here – our latest research with a juvenile King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) reveals the size difference between a very thin needle and a neonate King Cobra’s fang. Find Out HERE.
After finding this dead neonate King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) on the road, we were fascinated to see how small the fangs were in the front of the upper jaw. We set out to answer the question… JUST HOW SHARP ARE KING COBRA FANGS? Juvenile King Cobra fangs are not just sharp, they are ULTRA SHARP. … Continue reading How Sharp Are King Cobra Fangs?
Instructions for Venomous Snakebite in Thailand and Surrounding Countries for NAJA Genus Snakebites
Instructions for Venomous Snakebite in Thailand and Surrounding Countries for King Cobra, Krait, Coral Snakes, and Keelback Bites Information taken from “Is That Snake In Your House Dangerous? Identify Dangerous Thailand Snakes in Under 5 Minutes.” Buy This Book HERE.
Many people are trying to find a king cobra in Thailand, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and elsewhere. How Do You Find a King Cobra? When I first got into the hobby eight or so years ago, I thought there was some sort of formula I could use to find snakes I was targeting. This was my … Continue reading How To Find a King Cobra in Thailand?
This photo is from 2001, but it shows the attitude some people have for king cobras – the top of the food chain becomes king cobra dinner. This snake was beaten and then shot with a gun to kill it before being thrown on the fire. Apparently he shared the meal with others in the … Continue reading King Cobra Conservation
As if most of us needed any instruction about teasing king cobras or any venomous snake – right? My buddy Jackie, well-versed in the ways of king cobra behavior because he has worked with them for over six years gets a LITTLE SURPRISE TODAY! I stopped over for a visit, and as usual he tells … Continue reading Video Showing Why NOT to Tease a King Cobra!