Mozambique Spitting Cobra

The Mozambique Spitting Cobra (Naja mossambica) is a type of cobra, native to Africa.

In color the snake is slate to olive grey, olive or tawny brown above, with some or all scales black-edging. Below, salmon pink to purple yellowish, with black bars across the neck and ventrals speckled or edged with brown or black; young specimens sometimes have pink or yellow bars on the throat.

The average length of adults is between 900mm - 1,050mm (2½-3 feet), but largest specimen actually measured was a male 1,540mm (4 feet) long. (Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa]).