Robert Valentic / Rough-scaled death adder (Acanthophis rugosus) waving tip of tail as a lure to entice prey within striking range. Mount Isa, Queensland Australia.
Robert Valentic / Monocled cobra (Naja kaouthia) on rubber plantation at Phak Lok, Phuket Island, Thailand .
Robert Valentic / Eastern brownsnake (Pseudonaja textilis) juvenile. Australia.
Robert Valentic / Coastal taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus) tasting air, Julatten, north Queensland, Australia,
Guy Edwardes / Mozambique spitting cobra (Naja mossambica) spitting venom. Kruger, South Africa. Controlled conditions.
Robert Valentic / Eastern tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) female, Yarra River corridor in suburban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in mid-summer. She is in a defensive pre-strike position with hood expanded, accompanie...
Robert Valentic / Red-bellied Blacksnake (Pseudechis porphyriacus) basking on rock, Lerderderg Gorge, Victoria, Australia, February.
Tony Phelps / Cape cobra (Naja nivea) spreading its hood, retreats into hole, De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa, January.
Tony Phelps / Cape cobra (Naja nivea) emerging from a Cape gerbil (Gerbilliscus afra) burrow, hunting and smelling with its tongue, De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa, January.
Tony Phelps / Cape cobra (Naja nivea) hunting, chasing a Cape gerbil (Gerbilliscus afra), De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa, December.
Sandesh Kadur / King cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) cannibalism, male swallowing a female, Agumbe, Karnartaka, India.
Sandesh Kadur / Close up of King cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) cannibalism, male swallowing a female, Agumbe, Karnartaka, India.
Sandesh Kadur / Two male King cobras (Ophiophagus hannah) fighting, Agumbe, Karnartaka, India.
Chien Lee / Red-headed Krait (Bungarus flaviceps) in rainforest, Santubong National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Thomas Marent / King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) in defensive posture, Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, Western Ghats, India