17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A juvenile King Cobra eats a juvenile Indo Chinese Rat Snake

This was a rescued juvenile King Cobra and I was present to watch it predate on a juvenile Indo Chinese Rat snake. Here we see the moment the King moved in for the killing blow just before he began to swallow his prey.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Hong Kong
Camera: LEICA SL (Typ 601)
Copyright: © Adam Francis