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  ngu hao

 

Strong neurotoxic venom, deadly! Can be fatal in less than an hour.

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When they feel threatened cobras, known in Thai as ngu hao, will expand their hood and raise the anterior third part of their body, hiss and strike. It is this hissing sound that gives them their Thai name ngu hao, which means  ‘barking snake’. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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