King Cobras

King Cobras
By Logan Bandy
Miss Wilson’s class
Interesting facts
King cobras are the largest venomous
snake in the world. They can grow up to
18 feet long in the wild. A king cobra also
has the ability to deliver a dry bite which is
when the snake injects no venom into its
target. When it feels threatened it opens
its hood (expands the skin on its neck) to
warn predators. it is also the only species
of snake able to spit poison
The king cobras diet consists mostly of
smaller snakes, rodents, lizards and birds.
One of the hunting tactics of the cobra is
to spit poison to disable (blind) its prey.
After it bites and injects venom into its
prey and eats it. Sometimes the snake
bites its prey then lets go and waits for the
poison to kill it (except for birds when the
bird flies of it could get to far from the
Vital organs
Three of the most important organs are in
the head and neck. These are the Brain
Heart and Poison gland. The stomach
intestines run down its long body same for
the lungs. Its fangs are a half inch long
and are hollow, otherwise poison would
not be able to flow through.
Food Chain
King cobra
Inherited Traits
Some inherited traits are tough skin eye
color skin patterns and species.
A few adaptations are tough skin the poison
gland hollow fangs and the hood on its
Learned behaviors
Some learned behaviors are laying in the
sun to speed up its digestive system
character traits from its parents learning to
move to the rhythm of a snake charmers
fingers strumming on his guitar.
the king cobra lives in Asia China swamps
and forests ( areas with a generally warm
climate because it is warm blooded ).
Hank Wade Addi Macie
and of course Miss Wilson