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Thursday, January 27, 2011

World's Longest Venomous King Cobra Captured in Malaysia.



·         World's Longest Venomous King Cobra 18ft 2" Caputred in Malaysia.
The World's Longest Venomous King Cobra 18ft 2", have so far been identified as the Longest, and it was Captured in April 1937, at Port Dickson, the state of Nergri Sembilan, in MALAYSIA. Then it was send to Zoo at England, and grew up to 18ft 9".An average King Cobra's length is about 12ft to 15ft only
King Cobras live in much of mainland areas like India, Southern China, the Philippines and through out the dense forest of south east Asia. A fully grown King Cobra can deliver enough venom to kill a full grown Asian elephant in 3 hours. It capable to injecting more venom than any other snake expect the Gabon viper, and also its able to stand upright threating posture with its hook high as 6ft.The Females lays eggs approximately 20- 50 eggs, and the incubation takes around 60-80 days. An average life span of a King Cobra is around 25 year 

Note: 1) Most Snake Milked. Over a 14 years period from 1951 to 1965, Benard Keyter,a supervisor at south African institute for medical research in Johannesburg, south Africa, milked a record 780,000 venomous snakes obtaining 870 gal of venom, and he was not bitten.

2) Most Cobras Kissed , Gordon Cates of Alachua, Florida USA, kissed 10    monocle cobras, and a 15ft King Cobra consecutively on sept 25,1999.

1 comment:

  1. Xan you/anybody pls share a video of this big powerful snake

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