Watch First Moments of Newly-Hatched Baby Cobra

A fascinating video of a newly-hatched cobra has taken the internet by storm.

While this baby snake may be adorable, make no mistake: it can deliver a deadly strike. This little snake possesses lethal venom right out of the shell.


This snake in this video was mislabeled as a king cobra in a viral Reddit post, though most likely this snake is actually an Indochinese spitting cobra.

Baby snakes like this can and do attack right out of the shell. For example, here’s another baby snake ready to attack:

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