Baby king cobras are born with venom that is as potent as the venom of their parents. Even before they're born, they benefit from parental care, which is unusual for many reptiles. Their mother, who actually builds a nes... More »

King Tut is the popular name of Tutankhamun, an Egyptian pharaoh who reigned from approximately 1332 BC to 1323 B.C. King Tut became a worldwide phenomenon in the 1920s when his almost perfectly intact tomb was discovere... More »

Albino cobras have poisonous venom and are just as dangerous as cobras with typical coloring. The bite of an albino cobra carries two types of venom: neurotoxic venom and cytotoxic venom. Neurotoxic venom infects the ner... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

The natural habitat of king cobras is the rain forests and plains of the Indian subcontinent, southern China and Southeast Asia. King cobras tend to live in dense highland forests and gravitate toward areas with lakes an... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Female king cobras can lay between 20 and 50 eggs at a time. They lay their eggs in a mound and cover them with leaves to keep them protected. More »

King cobras are considered tertiary consumers and are often the apex predator of a food web. According to Blue Planet Biomes, their only predators are human beings, birds of prey and the mongoose. More »

There are many adaptations that make the king cobra a fierce predator, including deadly venom and excellent eyesight. They are also both highly mobile and excellent swimmers, while their hoods are very useful for warning... More »