– The Black Mamba is a highly venomous snake and can cause death within a few hours if left untreated.
– It is one of the longest venomous snakes, with some specimens reaching up to 14 feet in length.
– The snake is known for its speed and agility and can move at speeds of up to 12.5 miles per hour (20 km/h).
– It is a diurnal snake, which means it is active during the day.
– Black Mambas are native to sub-Saharan Africa and can be found in a variety of habitats, including savannas, woodlands, and rocky hillsides.
– The snake is primarily a hunter of small mammals and birds.
– Black Mambas have a reputation for being aggressive, but they will generally try to avoid contact with humans if possible.
– The venom of a Black Mamba can cause symptoms such as muscle weakness, blurred vision, and difficulty breathing, and can lead to death if not treated quickly with antivenom.
– The snake’s name “Black Mamba” refers to the color of the inside of its mouth, which is black.
– Black Mambas are not black in color, they have a dull, grey-green or olive-green upper body, with a lighter underbelly.