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Indian cobra (Naja naja) also known as Asian cobra or spectacled cobra (Highly Venomous)

The Indian cobra’s venom mainly contains a powerful post-synaptic neurotoxin and cardiotoxin.The venom acts on the synaptic gaps of the nerves, thereby paralyzing muscles, and in severe bites leading to respiratory failure or cardiac arrest. The venom components include enzymes such as hyaluronidase that cause lysis and increase the spread of the venom. Envenomation symptoms may manifest between 15 minutes and 2 hours following the bite.

EXIF:
Focal Length: 50mm
Exposure: 1/640s
Aperture: 1.8
ISO: 100

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