India, China, Malayasia, Indonesia, Philippines
Location in the Zoo
Reptiles and Amphibians Building
Cool Animal Fact
The king cobra is the longest of all venomous snakes in the world; they frequently reach 13 feet long, and the world record is 18 feet!
How we Help Save Them
- We supported 300 local forest department staff in India to participate in a training in snake identification, snakebite management, and rescue protocols to protect snakes like King Cobras and communities.
- We provided supplies so that 9 king cobras were rescued in villages and relocated safely.
- We provided support for our partners to reach >200,000 people in India with information on snakes through programming and local press campaigns.
How You Can Help
Donate to help save King cobras in the wild: