Name: Cobra, Class: Reptilia Family: Elapidae
Description: Venomous snakes capable of expanding the skin of the neck to form a flattened hood
Location: Australia, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
Special Features: May spit venom from distance of 8 feet
Most feared of all poisonous snakes
Can grow up to 18 feet long
Long fangs up to one inch
Cannot retract fangs
Very poor hearing, sense by vibration
Live about 20 years
Movable neck ribs
Diet: Feeds on insects, lizards, frogs and small mammals
Neat Fact: The venom from a Cobra can take down an elephant.