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Monocled cobras are deadly even as juveniles.
Alex with the 2nd King Cobra he found within a week!
King cobras are very rare in the wild. I’ve only seen less than a dozen in the wild in 10 yrs of looking. Snakes are not everywhere you step in Thailand, it is actually rare to see one.
Juvenile Monocled Cobra – quite deadly when small too.
King cobra – deadly and nothing to mess with.
Even juvenile monocled cobras are capable of inflicting a fatal bite.
When we put this King Cobra into the cool stream, it seemed to access a new reservoir of energy – and became quite difficult to manage.
A very fast King Cobra – we have a video about this one. Wow.
Skull from adult Monocled Cobra shows medium length, strong fangs.
Releasing a monocled cobra at a mountain location after it was found in a populated area of a village in Thailand.
King Cobra juvenile, hatchling snake found in Krabi, Thailand. This snake is less than one month old, hatched from an egg.
2+ meter King Cobra found in Krabi, Thailand.
The king of snakes – deadly king cobra.
Tom Charlton with his first-ever King Cobra in Krabi, Thailand.
Hatchling yellow and black King Cobra snake.