Indian Cobra (Naja naja)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : eptilia
Order : Squamata
Suborder : Serpentes
Family : Elapidae
Genus : Naja
Species : N. naja
Important Facts:
Size 183 - 244 cm
Clutch Size 8 – 45 eggs
Life Span 10 – 20 years
Incubation Period 48 – 69 days
Size of New Born Cobra 20 – 30 cm
Found almost anywhere in thick jungle, open cultivated land in populated area and old building etc.
Throughout India.
Small rodents, birds.
Chick alive – 1 no. (Weekly)