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     All animals pictured on this page are in our collection, and owned by us. The photos were taken by us, unless otherwise labeled. We are still looking specimens of Naja philippinensis, and extra specimens of species we already have. If you have something for sale, please contact us, at the link above.

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1 . 2  Naja philippinensis  -  Northern Phillippine Cobra

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CB'011 Male

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CB'11 Female

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CB'11 Female

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CB'10 Female

Sam

          The trio we received came to us from our friend Victor Mena on 06/17/14. I want to thank Victor here, as this completes our collection of Asian Cobras, until Naja mandalayensis and sagittifera become available legally.

   

.........ID.#......... Around.Neck ...Midbody... .Before.Vent. ....Ventral.... .Subcaudal.
Phi-001-11-M 25 21 . 185 40
Phi-002-11-F 23 21 15 193 41
Phi-003-11-F 24 21 14 191 43+

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Most of the information below was taken from the website: Asiatic Naja by Wolfgang Wuster

Pattern & Color:

Fairly stocky build. Pattern: adults uniformly light or medium brown, occasionally some lighter variegations; juveniles dark brown, with lighter variegations, sometimes a dark band behind the throat.

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Scalation:

Around Hood - 23 - 27  (Usually 25)

Mid-body - 21  (rarely 23)

Before Vent - 13 - 14

Ventral - 182 - 193

Sub-caudal - 36 - 49

Size:

Up to 125 cm long. Rarely more.

 

Distribution:

Philippine Islands: known with certainty from Luzon, Mindoro, Catanduanes and Masbate, likely to occur on other neighboring islands. Records from the Calamianes group and Palawan require confirmation.

Taxonomic comment:

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Some of the information on this page may have been copied from the publications below.

WCH Clinical Toxinology Resources

The University of Adelaide, Australia

http://www.toxinology.com/

The Snakes of Thailand and Their Husbandry

by Merel J. Cox

Handbook To The Dangerously Venomous Snakes Of Myanmar

by Alan E. Leviton, George R. Zug, Jens V. Vindum, and Guinevere O.U. Wogan

Venomous Snakes: Snakes in the Terrarium

by Ludwig Trutnau

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