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  Cobra (snake) - MSN Encarta
Cobra (snake), name for a group of venomous snakes known for their hooded threat display and dangerous bites.
Cobras raise up the front part of their bodies and flatten their necks to display the hood when they feel threatened or disturbed, often hissing loudly to add a further warning.
Tree cobras are found in tropical forests in central and west Africa and average 2 to 2.7 m (7 to 9 ft) in length.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761559191   (726 words)

  
 Cobra Snake,Indian Cobra Snake,King Cobra Snake in India
The King Cobra is worshipped in India, particularly on the festive occasion of Nag Panchami and is depicted in sculptures on temple walls and celebrated in myth and legend.
It is regarded as a fierce and aggressive snake, and tea-garden workers often encounter it in the North East of India.
Snakes can't chew their prey; food is digested by very strong acids in the snake's stomach.
www.wild-india.com /IndianAnimals/cobra.html   (838 words)

  
  Cobra Info Page 1 - Introduction
Cobras are recognized by the hoods that they flare when angry or disturbed; the hoods are created by the extension of the ribs behind the cobras' heads.
Cobras are famous for their use by snake charmers because they respond well to visual cues, and are of spectacular appearance.
The king cobra is classified as Ophiophagus hannah (aka Hamadryad), the spitting cobra as Naja nigricollis, the Egyptian cobra as Naja haje, the water cobras as N. boulengerina, the tree cobras as N. pseudohaje, the "pink" cobra as N.
www.cobras.org /cob_1.htm   (688 words)

  
 Cobra (snake) - MSN Encarta
Cobras are recognized by the hoods that they flare when angry or disturbed; the hoods are created by the elongate ribs that extend the loose skin of the neck behind the cobras' heads.
The hood of the common cobra is, proportionately, much larger than that of the king cobra and is usually yellow to brown, with a fl-and-white spectacle pattern on top and two fl and white spots on the lower surface.
Cobra venom has been used for many years in medical research because it has an enzyme, lecithinase, that dissolves cell walls as well as membranes surrounding viruses.
ca.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761559191/cobras.html   (507 words)

  
 Uraeus - Snake - DNA - Crystalinks
The Uraeus (plural Uraei or Uraeuses) is a stylised upright cobra (or snake / serpent), used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity and divine authority in ancient Egypt.
The cobra, with its dilated hood framing the disk of the sun, was said to represent the fiery eye of Re.
The inclusion of an uraeus (enraged cobra symbol) on the 'head' end of some representations of the urheka demonstrates that this tool was used to magically activate the Eye of Horus, which is the psychic energy field focused at the center of the brow.
www.crystalinks.com /uraeus.html   (2244 words)

  
 eMedicine - Snake Envenomations, Cobra : Article by Robert Norris, MD
Necrosis is typical of bites by the African spitting cobras (Naja nigricollis, Naja mossambica, Naja pallida, and Naja katiensis), Naja atra (the Chinese cobra), Naja kaouthia (monocellate cobra), and Naja sumatrana (Sumatran spitting cobra).
In comparison, the corresponding LD for Naja naja (Indian cobra) venom is 0.29 mg/kg, for Naja haje (Egyptian cobra) venom is 1.75 mg/kg, for king cobra venom is 1.73 mg/kg, and for Naja nigricollis (fl-necked spitting cobra) venom is 3.05 mg/kg.
Warrell DA, Ormerod LD: Snake venom ophthalmia and blindness caused by the spitting cobra (Naja nigricollis) in Nigeria.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic544.htm   (6242 words)

  
 Silverado Jiu-Jitsu - The Snake - King Cobra
The longest venomous snake in the world, the king cobra is a threat not only because of its body size and "insolent" disposition, but also because of its enormous venom glands.
King cobras have a penchant for hanging on and chewing, extending the period of envenomation; a cobra that bit a tea picker in India retained its grip on her leg for eight minutes.
King cobras generally live in forests some distance from villages and cities in their native Asia, where their range extends from India through Vietnam into southern China and the Philippines; many bites are reported each year, however, perhaps because sandals worn by natives are less protective than high-top boots.
www.homeagaincorp.com /sjj/snake.htm   (991 words)

  
 Cobra India,Cobra Snake in India,Indian Cobra Snake
The Indian Cobra's most known characteristic features are the wide fl band on the underside of the neck, and the hood marking design which shows half-rings on either side of the hood.
Those Cobras which have the single ring on the hood are found in Assam and Eastern India and spit venom like the Ringhals Cobra of South Africa which can eject a spray for a distance of more than two meters and cause severe eye pain, sometimes blindness.
Throughout the country Cobras are either brought into the villages and fed, or effigies of the snake are anointed and worshipped.
www.wildlife-tour-india.com /indian-wildlife/cobra.html   (1191 words)

  
 King Cobra Pearls Naga Cobra Stones Naga Gemstones Spiritual Vedic Pearls Spirit Mustika Pearls Bezoar Stones Animal ...
Snakes are highly respected in India and their lore and symbolism is highly regarded by their culture; Vitana, the mother of snakes, is the symbol of water and the underworld and the Goddess Shiva always wears snakes on her body as jewelry, which represents sexuality.
Snake Pearls are characteristic of its host animal; they possess all the awesome characteristics that may be seen in the Snake itself; the stealth and power of this animal is contained within the pearl waiting for its proper owner to bestow its inner magic to that unique and fortunate individual.
Snake pearls are sought after by any wishing to absorb Snake virtues into their lives and develop stronger mental abilities such as those embodied by this versatile creature.
www.manizone.co.uk /king-cobra-pearls-naga-cobra-stones-p-207.html   (887 words)

  
 Cobra Snake Mount Taxidermy (Not Rattlesnake) Free Shipping!
Since it is genuine snake, the colors (lighness), style, and size may vary.
Since it is genuine snake, the colors (darkness & lighness), style, and size may vary.
Swimming Asian Spitting Cobra Snake Mount, Size L
www.snakeskincatalog.com /taxidermymounts.html   (1270 words)

  
 Cobra Snake. Egyptian Cobra. African Snake. Ancient Egypt.
Cobra De Capello is Portuguese for ‘Hooded Snake’.At an average length of six feet, with a brownish skin, glaring eyes, darting tongue, hissing breath and spoonshaped hood, it rates as one of the most dangerous snakes in the world.
The cobra's venom glands are essentially modified salivary glands, through which the cobra injects its victim.
Death from cobra snakebite is one of the oldest fates of mankind.
www.ancientnile.co.uk /cobra.php   (301 words)

  
 Cobra at AllExperts
Cobras are venomous snakes of family Elapidae, of several genera.
The (jet) fl cobra found in Pakistan and North India is considered a sub-species of Indian Cobra (Naja naja).
The cobra's most recognizable feature is its hood, a flap of skin and muscle behind the head which it can flare, perhaps for the purpose of making it appear bigger and more threatening to predators.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/co/cobra.htm   (492 words)

  
 Manbir Online ... Snake Bite . Cobra
Cobras are recognized by the hoods that flare when they are angry or disturbed.
It is a thin snake, olive or brown in color, with bronze eyes.
Cobra venom has been used for years in medical research because it has an enzyme,
www.manbir-online.com /htm2/snake.3.htm   (141 words)

  
 King Cobra Snake   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The solitary King Cobra lives in rainforests, tropical deciduous forests, tropical scrub forests, and tropical grasslands of India, southern China, and southeast Asia.
When the King Cobra is threatened or on the attack, it will hiss, rear up, and flatten its neck ribs into a hood.
Snakes can't chew their prey; food is digested by very strong acids in the snake's stomach.
www.greenville.k12.ny.us /elem/brady_s/snakes/Kingcobra.htm   (391 words)

  
 Cobra Snake Egyptian Cobra RainForest Adventures -Sevierville Tennessee
The Egyptian Cobra is a voracious feeder in the wild and in captivity.
The venom of the Egyptian cobra is neurotoxic, that is it destroys nerve tissue, and it is much stronger than that of the common cobra.
The skins of the Cobra are one of the most highly prized of the exotic leathers originating from reptiles, commanding prices as high as two hundred US dollars for a large skin.
www.rfadventures.com /egyptian_cobra.htm   (446 words)

  
 Common Cobra (Naja naja) - Asian Cobra, Indian Cobra, Spectacled Cobra
Cobras are very capable of multiple snake bite strikes from a single snake, or not uncommon with Cobra strike encounters, envenomation from multiple snakes even for those skilled in Wilderness Survival.
Cobras, long time a favorite of snake charmers, are indeed mysterious, beautiful creatures rising and mesmerizing the beholder with a hypnotic swaying motion.
Cobras are thought to be one of the most intelligent snakes responding well to visual cues and these charmers specialize in getting the Cobra to rise up and "hood-out" to please the tourists and gathering crowds.
www.tigerhomes.org /animal/common-cobra.cfm   (1026 words)

  
 King Cobra in India,King cobra Snake,Indian King Cobra Snake
Cobras can also be found on farmland and in outlying parts of villages.
In India, King Cobras are confined mostly to the dense forests of the Western Ghats and the northern hill forests.
The Cobras bite is little use against birds of prey, which swoop down from behind to strike the snakes head.
www.indiantravelportal.com /wildlife/king-cobra.html   (738 words)

  
 San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Cobra
Cobras are venomous snakes related to taipans, coral snakes, and mambas, all members of the Elapidae family.
Cobras are able to raise their bodies up, spread the hood, and hiss loudly to scare off most threats.
The Egyptian cobra Naja haje is native to the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East and is one of the largest and most common cobras in Africa.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/t-cobra.html   (1297 words)

  
 Snake Rings: Snake Knot, Cobra, Baby and Snake With Gemstone Rings in silver & gold.
The cobra measures approximately 22.9 mm (.90") long and the band measures 6.4 mm (.25") wide.
The cobra measures approximately 12 mm (.47") long and the band measures 4 mm (.15") wide.
Each Double Snake Knot Ring, Snake Knot Ring, Snake Ring with Gemstone in Mount, Large Cobra Ring, Cobra Ring and Baby Snake Ring is skillfully handcrafted one at a time by the Badali Jewelry artists.
www.badalijewelry.com /fantasy-snakerings-a.htm   (850 words)

  
 King cobra
The team's cameraman escaped narrowly when the King Cobra struck him on the head when he was trying to get a close shot of the snake without using the remote.
The female cobra is the only snake that makes a nest and her presence on the pile of leaves over the eggs deters predators like wildboar, monitor lizards and the deadly mongoose.
But seriously I caught my first snake when I was a student at Kodaikanal." And from then on its been a long crawly journey into the realm of the slithering creatures which has made Whitaker the most celebrated snake man of the world.
www.the-south-asian.com /Oct2000/King_Cobra1.htm   (668 words)

  
 G.I. Joe Comics Home Page: Snake-Eyes
When Scarlett apparently joined Cobra, Snake-Eyes was devastated until he discovered that it was all part of a ploy to allow Scarlett to infiltrate Cobra.
After the couple was captured by Cobra during the nano-mite incident, they reconciled with each other while facing their possible deaths.
As the Joes escaped their jail cell on Cobra Island, Snake-Eyes was seriously injured and had to be carried the rest of the way.
www.myuselessknowledge.com /joe/snakes.html   (2448 words)

  
 cobra snake
The common Cobra of India and the Egyptian cobra are often used by snake charmers.
The poison of a spitting Cobra of the southern regions of Africa is often aimed at the victim's eyes causing great pain.
The asiatic Krait, the African mamba, the Australian tiger snake and death adder, and the coral snakes of the new world are related to the Cobra.
www.animaltrial.com /cobrasnake.html   (185 words)

  
 Cobras Spit Venom at Eyes With Nearly Perfect Aim   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To ward off trouble, cobras can rear up, and they have hoods that expand out like a half umbrella to make themselves appear bigger and scarier than they actually are.
Depending on the size of the snake, experts say the venom—which is ejected with a velocity equivalent to that of a water pistol—can travel 4 to 8 feet (1.2 to 2.4 meters).
For the cobras that can spit, it's apparently a deeply instinctive response—Westhoff was once spat at by a baby as it came out of its shell.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2005/02/0210_050210_cobra_2.html   (761 words)

  
 Indian Cobra,King Cobra in India,Indian Cobra Snake in India
The cobra in India, is an extremely venomous snake, but not as dangerous to humans as commonly thought.
These cobra snakes are considered slightly more intelligent that the average snake and they are also very adaptive.
These are dangerous snakes; their bites are poisonous and they easily hit you in the eyes from distances of two meters.
www.indiawildlifesafaris.com /indian-cobra.html   (242 words)

  
 Snake; Spitting Cobra, Racer, and Pit Viper
Snakes are found almost everywhere, avoiding only very cold places.
Most snakes are carnivores but prefer prey small enough for them to eat; when dining, they unhinge their jaws and swallow their prey whole.
A person blinded by a cobra's spit is allowed a second Fortitude save after 3 hours to regain his or her eyesight; if failed, the blindness is permanent.
pandius.com /snake1.html   (466 words)

  
 sports history - Cobra (snake)
Cobras kill their prey, usually small rodents and birds, by injecting a neurotoxin through their hollow fangs.
The King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) notably eats other snakes; its scientific name is derived from the Greek ophis (a snake) and phagein (to eat); it feeds almost entirely on other snakes, even venomous ones (ophiophagy).
The spitting cobra can also incapacitate larger would-be predators by delivering irritating venom to their eyes.
www.sportsfactbook.com /history/Cobra_(snake)   (163 words)

  
 King Cobra
When the King Cobra is scared or excited it will spread the lose skin on its neck into a "hood." There are false eyespots on the hood, which can scare some predators.
The King Cobra can usually be found between 3.7m (12 ft.) and 5.5m (18 ft.).
The baby snake is about a foot and a half when it is born.
www.rochedalss.qld.edu.au /animalprojects/cobra.htm   (236 words)

  
 Cobra Snake Mount Taxidermy (Not Rattlesnake) Free Shipping!
Genuine King Cobra Snake taxidermy mount, not freezed dried....
Genuine Spitting Cobra Snake taxidermy mount, not freezed dried.
King Cobra Mount Taxidermy, 13 ft Snake, Large (St# 0250_02)
www.allsnakeskin.com /taxidermymounts.html   (597 words)

  
 3D max king cobra snake
This King Cobra is modelled in polygons with a mesh smooth modifier taking it from 2897 to 11386 polygones.
The first is to open the snakes mouth and the second to expand its hood.
The texures are high-res but if you want to do a super-realistic snake you might have to redo the textures.
www.turbosquid.com /FullPreview/Index.cfm/ID/244492   (108 words)

  
 Bitten by the Snake--Cobra video spectacular!
'Bitten by the Snake' was produced by Jim Colman, a television producer/director with over 25 years experience and himself a Cobra replica owner/driver who shares his experience of living with a 427 roadster in his garage.
Enter Jim Colman's "Bitten by the Snake" video: not only is this a splendidly executed production showcasing today's Cobra replicas, but as a double bonus, Jim is uniquely qualified as both a professional video producer and a Cobra aficionado and an owner of his own Cobra replica.
Jim's "Bitten" video is action-packed with both track footage and in-depth interviews with captains of the industry and Cobra industry commentators and journalists (myself included), as well as on-location interviews with individual Cobra and Cobra replica owners.
www.cobracountry.com /bitten/home.html   (959 words)

  
 All Wood Wings: AH-1G Cobra Snake Model, US Army
The AH-1G Cobra (or Snake) was the world's first helicopter specifically designed for the armed helicopter direct fire support role.
The AH-1G Cobra was first deployed to Vietnam in September 1967.
During the Vietnam War, the AH-1G Cobra was used extensively in a variety of missions ranging from armed escort and reconnaissance to fire suppression and aerial rocket artillery.
www.allwoodwings.com /2-Helicopters/AH-1G,Cobra,Snake,USArmy.htm   (465 words)

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