Meet the King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), a snake which belongs to the Elapidae family.

This reptile prefers to live in dense lowlands, in the presence of lakes and streams. It is endemic to forests in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, in countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore and Vietnam, as well as in southern China.

The King Cobra is one of the 107 species of reptiles and amphibians which have been identified in the Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) area.


The King Cobra (Source: Shutterstock)