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Scientific Name: 
Naja kaouthia
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Reptilia
Order: 
Squamata
Family: 
Elapidae
Genus: 
Naja
Species: 
kaouthia
Status: 
Least Concern
Population Trend: 
Decreasing

Monocled Cobras are famed for their magnificent hood, which they flatten out when threatened to display a circular eye-like marking. Ignoring this warning could prove fatal as their bite has a toxic venom.
Reaching a length of up to two metres, they prey on the rodents, amphibians and reptiles of Southeast Asia.

Source: 
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Year assessed: 
2012