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Last updated : 01/04/2007

This page is indexed on our home page under Aspect: 40. Venomous Snakes- Species and the Section: Mamba

Green Mamba (D. angusticeps)

Here are some links to information on the Green Mamba (Dendroaspis angusticeps), in terms of its natural habitat, care in captivity and links to pictures. You will also find the main elements relative to a bite by this species, in terms of the venom type, time response to a bite, danger level of the venom, main symptoms and hospital equipment that should be on hand to treat a bite victim, and the links on the detailed treatment of a snake bite victim.


Common Name Family: Genus: Species: Snake bite Links Natural Habitat of the Green Mamba (D. angusticeps).
Green Mamba Elapidae Dendroaspis angusticeps  EMBL, Snakes of SA 


Venom type Time Critical Danger level Main symptoms Hospital Equipment
Neurotoxic Very Potentially lethal ++ Local pain, swelling, possibly necrosis, systemic paralysis, neuroexcitatory features Electrocardiogram, respiratory assistance


Links to Captive Care Sheets of the Green Mamba (D. angusticeps).

Links to Pictures of the Green Mamba (D. angusticeps).

Richard Mastenbroek Herp-pix, gherp, Google


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Last update : 01/04/2007