Indian Cobras are very poisonous. Their bite can kill animals much larger than they are. They can reach as long as 6 to 8 feet and are often featured in street shows of "snake charmers" who claim to be able to "tame" these snakes.
|India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and southern Nepal
|3.3 to 4.9 ft
|less than 20 lbs
|prey on mice, rats, poultry, frogs and snakes.
The Indian cobra is mostly active during the evening and early morning.
The venom of the Indian cobra is highly toxic.
The Indian Cobra has the ability to spit venom over 6 feet (2 meters) away
Snake Charmers are able to dance with the Indian Cobra because it is deaf to the sound of the flute and will follow the visual motion of the flute itself and feel vibrations in the ground.