Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Indian Cobra or Naja Naja

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Indian Cobra or Naja Naja

Location: Chirakkadavu, Ponkunnam, Kottayam Dist, Kerala, India. | Date: 05/02/2016
Camera Nikon D800e / Lens Nikon 105 mm f 2.8G
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The Indian cobra (Naja naja) also known as the Spectacled cobra, Asian cobra or Binocellate cobra is a species of the genus Naja found in the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan) and a member of the "big four" species that inflict the most snakebites on humans in India.[4] This snake is revered in Indian mythology and culture, and is often seen with snake charmers. It is now protected in India under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act (1972).

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