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The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is the world's longest venomous snake, with a length up to m ft). by Bo Jonsson-- They're also really smart. For reptiles, anyway.


Red Spitting Cobra Why spit venom from six feet away--stopping, but not killing, an enemy?" and gain time to escap.

Albino snake.

Mexican West Coast Rattlesnake (Crotolus basiliscus) by Kai Rösler. A venomous pit viper species found in western Mexico. The specific name is derived from the Greek word for king, basiliskos, and alludes to this snake's large size and potent venom.

Dendroaspis polylepis - Black Mamba (Africa's Most Feared Snake)

(Dendroaspis polylepis) is the world's second longest venomous snake and the fastest snake on Earth! It averages in length and can move at speeds of 14 mph.

Cobra - Photo by Photographer Igor Siwanowicz - photo.net

Moss staff turned into a Cobra Exodus Moses lifted up a pole with a golden snake statue on it.


Brown Basilisk or Striped Basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus; in some areas referred to as "common basilisk") is one species of basilisk lizard. Photo by Jim Hoffman


Green Tree Python (New Guinea) WOW. pretty green color with blue accents!

A worldgorger dragon... by Alejandro Arteaga, via Flickr

A worldgorger dragon. that's what you can find when paddling with a dugout canoe through the rivers of Ecuador's Yasuni National Park. The dragon is known as Green Anaconda (Eunectes murinus). Photo by Alejandro Arteaga. Nope, not paddling there.

Venenosa, mas linda

Boiga Dendrophila by Mickaël Léger - Now if only there were a pair of platform heels as cool as this snake. But don't kill the snake.she's awesome.

(Naja samarensis) Samar cobraThis is a highly venomous species of spitting cobra native to the Visayas and Mindanao island groups of the Philippines.

(Naja samarensis) Samar cobraThis is a highly venomous species of spitting cobra…

douc langur. Endangered species.

Douc Langur monkey - The douc langurs are amongst the most beautiful primates in the world. All 3 species are endemic to Indochina. Status: Endangered to critically endangered.