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Cobra

a genus of poisonous snakes of the subfamily elapinae of the family elapidae. There are six recognised species, all inhabiting africa except the asiatic (indian) cobra, naja naja. Some species spit their venom into the eyes of their enemies. So-called spitting cobras show a high degree of accuracy in aiming for the eyes. The ringhals, the most highly specialised of the spitting cobras, is limited to southern africa. Its spray destroys eye tissue and can cause blindness; its bite can cause death. (moore: poisonous snakes of the world, 1980, p80)


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Most venomous animal

I can give you 10 Most venomous animal: Box Jellyfish King Cobra Marbled Cone Snail Blue-Ringed Octopus Death Stalker Scorpion Stonefish The Brazilian wandering spide Inland Taipan Poison Dart Frog Puffer Fish

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by gonard
Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:34 pm
 
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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... in the world, but the most poisonous by far is Belcher's Sea Snake...and the most poisonous land snake is the inland Taipan, look it up. The King Cobra produces the most venom, and the Krait snake is no. 3. The Black Mamba is actually no. 7, as a matter of fact only two snakes on the list above ...

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by Soldier1969
Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:01 pm
 
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Re: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... you are assuming that death = most dangerous. As far as I know from my vague memory of a past Zoology class that distinction belongs to the King Cobra, though I would be hard pressed to find actual statistics for you. You can't trust Yahoo! Answers farther than you can throw them, but BWANA at ...

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by Jasper903
Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:08 pm
 
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Re: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... taipan (also known as the fierce snake). There are plenty of snakes which are incredible venomous to us - all the usual suspects such as the king cobra, tiger snake, puff adder etc - and will bring about death very quickly if first aid is not applied and antivenom given. It is also useful to note ...

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by cazmantis
Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:50 am
 
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Re: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

i think its the king cobra cause of what i know its venom can take down an elephant in about two minutes! :D

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by narwhal09
Sun Jun 21, 2009 3:05 am
 
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