The king cobra is active during the day and is not particularly aggressive, with their first response to threats being to flee, unless the animal in question is a nesting female, in which case they attack very readily. T... More »

The biggest king cobra is the Ophiophagus hannah, or Thailand king cobra. This snake is the largest venomous snake in the world. It grows to almost 19 feet in length and is found all over Thailand and Southeast Asia. It ... More » Science Biology Zoology

King cobras live primarily in India, Southeast Asia and southern China, particularly in the plains and rain forests. They can be found on land, in water and in trees. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

The king cobra's primary predators are the mongoose and various birds of prey. King cobras prefer eating other snakes but also prey on rodents, lizards and birds. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

The king cobra is a carnivore, and it will eat other snakes, as well as lizards, frogs and small mammals. Cobras also eat a variety of birds, eggs, fish and chickens stolen from poultry farms. More »

An albino king cobra is a king cobra that exhibits albinism, a congenital disorder typified by an inability to produce pigment that results in a white appearance. In animals, albinism is especially dangerous due to its l... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

King cobras do not have many natural predators, but they can be prey for mongooses, some large birds of prey and human beings, according to The primary defense mechanism of the king cobra is to raise up th... More »