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Cobra

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Cobra is a type of snakes. It usually lives in tropical and desert regions of Asia and Africa. It feeds itself on other snakes (usually not poisonous). They usually hunt during the daytime. Cobra is one of the most dangerous snakes in the world.

Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]

Ophiophagus hannah

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

It eats almost exclusively cold-blooded animals, especially other snakes, in general of non-venomous species.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

It usually lives in tropical and desert regions of Asia and Africa.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

They probably descended from the terrestrial lizard.

Its presence in the fables and stories[edit | edit source]

There are a lot of stories about snakes because they represent the evil.

Its presence in the art (images)[edit | edit source]

In the Egyptian art, the cobra was a symbol of wisdom.

(Other details)[edit | edit source]

With its poison, the king cobra can kill 20 persons.

Notes[edit | edit source]


Bibliography[edit | edit source]

http://www.elicriso.it/it/animali_regno/ophiophagus_hannah/

External links[edit | edit source]

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