Genus: Naja (cobras)

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Twent-two species of which seven are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

Naja anchietae (Anchieta's cobra)

 

 

Naja annulifera (Snouted cobra, Egyptian cobra, Banded cobra)

 

Naja melanoleuca (Forest cobra or Black and White lipped cobra)

 

Naja mossambica (Mozambique spitting cobra)

 

Naja nigricollis (Black-necked Spitting cobra)

Naja nivea (Cape cobra, Yellow cobra)

 

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