King cobras, despite their fearsome reputation, also need to stay hydrated like any other living creature. However, unlike most animals, they don’t open their mouths to drink water.
Instead, they have a small nostril for them to suck in water. Recently, a video recorded by John Hopkins on March 25 in the Everglades in southern Florida, showed a king cobra drinking from a cup in his hand.
John Hopkins was weeding in the garden behind his house when he stumbled upon the king cobra, which looked very different from the usual snakes he sees.
Surprisingly, John gave the animal water from a cup, and to his amazement, the snake drank from it without any signs of aggression.
Unfortunately, the video is too short to record what happened after the snake had finished drinking water. Nonetheless, this short clip has garnered a lot of attention and comments on major social networking sites.
Many people find it interesting and controversial that a deadly snake can be so docile and cooperative with humans.
Some viewers have praised John for his courage and kindness, while others have expressed concern for his safety and the potential risks of interacting with wild animals in such a manner.
Regardless of individual opinions, the footage undeniably demonstrates that there is more to the king cobra than its fearsome reputation suggests.
Despite its reputation as a dangerous predator, the king cobra is a fascinating creature. It is a carnivore, feeding mainly on rodents, lizards, and other snakes, including smaller members of its own species. It is also a solitary animal, preferring to hunt and live alone.
One of the most remarkable features of the king cobra is its ability to drink water without opening its mouth.
Instead, it has a small nostril through which it can suck in water, much like a straw. This allows it to stay hydrated in its often-dry environment.
he video of the king cobra drinking from a cup may seem surprising and even a little unsettling, it is actually not uncommon for people who keep snakes as pets to offer them water in this way.
However, it is important to remember that while the king cobra in this video appears docile, it is still a wild animal and should be treated with caution and respect.
While it may be tempting to try to interact with wild animals, it is important to remember that they are not pets and should be observed from a safe distance.