Wildlife

King Cobra facts – Size, venom, conservation status, etc

King Cobra is a large venomous snake found in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Because of its size and deadly neurotoxin venom, the King Cobra is one of the most feared snakes, although it is rarely encountered. The following are some interesting facts about the mighty King Cobra. Let’s read. The world’s largest venomous snake …

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Mugger crocodile – characteristics, habitat, population, etc.

The Mugger is a crocodile species native to the Indian subcontinent and Iran. Also known as the Marsh crocodile, it is a medium-sized crocodile with adults reaching a length of up to 4.5 meters (14.7 ft). Characteristics The Mugger crocodiles have a relatively broader snout as compared with other crocodiles. A wider snout is a …

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Gharial – A crocodilian like no other | Gharials in India

A Gharial sunbathing

The gharial is a crocodilian found in the rivers of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Also known as the fish-eating crocodile, it is one of the longest extant crocodilians with a typical length between 10-18 ft. The gharial is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and hence is in …

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The largest snakes in the world | Anaconda, pythons, King Cobra, etc

Snakes are limbless reptiles that are found on every continent except Antarctica (also found in the Indian and the Pacific Oceans). Most snakes do not possess venom and kill their prey through constriction. The largest snakes in the world are all constrictors, either Boa or Python. The following is the list of the largest snakes …

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Difference between Crocodiles and Alligators

Crocodiles and Alligators are both carnivorous semi-aquatic reptiles. Alligators are only found in North America, China, and Mexico. Crocodiles, on the other hand, have a large geographical range, though their habitat only includes warm regions. Let’s find out the difference between Crocodiles and Alligators. Difference between Crocodiles and Alligators Snout shape The first major difference …

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