Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Black Mamba

Black Mamba kind of snakes are mostly found in the forests of Africa. They are about 2.5 to 3 meter long with its scales yellowish green to gun metal grey. They are most poisonous and its bite directly affects the central nervous system. The effect of its bite paralyzes the person in 20 minutes and death occurs in 30 to 60 minutes, sometimes it may take up-to 3 hours. And the mortality rate is almost 100%.

Kingdom       :Animalia
Phylum          :Chordata
Sub-phylum  :Vertebrata
Class              :Reptilia
Order              :Squamata
Suborder      :Serpentes
Family           :Elapidae
Genus           :Dendroaspis
Species        :polylepis 


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