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King Cobra - Natural History and Captive Management

By: Charlton, Tom

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013802

ISBN: 9838121835

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, small octovap, pp 151, pictorial boards, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [The king cobra, the longest venomous snake in the world, is widely distributed across much of tropical and subtropical Asia. Its generic name Ophiophagus (‘snake-eater’) is indicative of its cannibalistic tendencies; its diet is comprised almost exclusively of snakes, including its own kind. The enormous lengths that the king cobra can reach, combined with an intimidating threat display and possession of highly neurotoxic venom, have led to it being greatly feared by many. It is widely con... View more info