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What kind of snake flattens his head when threatened?



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Cobras are famous for spreading a hood behind their head as a threat display. There are many different species. This site may be helpful.

http://www.cobras.org/cob_1.htm

No cobras live in North America, but our native hognosed snakes will raise and flatten their necks slightly when threatened. They are not poisonous and very unlikely to bite a person.

J. Elliott


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