The largest of all venomous snakes, cobras can grow up to 18 feet long. Their hood is actually a controllable elongation of their neck ribs that they use to appear larger when they feel threatened. Interestingly, cobras are very vital to the medical field, because research of their venom has produced treatment for the bites of many different snake species. Despite the dangers that cobras normally pose, we promise this model is safe to touch and observe so you can learn all about incredible creature!
- Recommended Age: 3
- Size in cm: 15.2 L x 5 W x 6.5 H
- Size in inches: 5.98 L x 1.97 W x 2.56 H
- UPC: 095866272609
King cobras are protected in India, but they are not internationally listed as endangered, only vulnerable. Although there is some evidence of decline, there are currently no cobra species listed as endangered.
There is some indication that various species of cobras have been released in southern Florida but, unlike the established Burmese python, there is no evidence yet of breeding populations.