Poised and ready to strike, this impressive cobra has its huge fangs bared! While this figurine poses no danger, all hooded cobras can be fatally dangerous to humans due to their strong neurotoxic venom. Some cobras can even spit venom from their fangs!
The largest of all venomous snakes, cobras can grow up to 18feet long. Their hood is actually a controllable elongation oftheir neck ribs that they use to appear larger when they feelthreatened. Cobras are very important to the medical field, as thestudy of their venom has not only produced treatment for variouscobra bites, but has produced antivenin for other snake bites aswell.