Scientific name : Ophiophagus hannah

  Description : The King cobra  also known as the hamadryads , is the world’s longest venomous snake , endemic to forests from India through Southeast Asia.  Ophiophagus is a Greek-derived word that means "snake-eater".  Its diet consists primarily of other snakes, including rat snakes, pythons, and even other venomous snakes such as various members of the true cobras and the krait.  Its most common prey is the rat snake, and it also hunts Malabar pit viper and hump-nosed pit viper by following the snakes' odour trails.  The female scrapes up leaves and other debris into a mound, and stays in the nest until the young hatch.