Black Mamba
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The Black Mamba is a venomous snake found throughout Africa. It is the world's fastest snake, and can reach speeds of up to 12 mph.

They are also one of the most venomous snakes in the world, with a bite that can kill a human in just minutes.

Despite their deadly nature, Black Mambas are an important part of the African ecosystem, playing a key role in controlling rodent populations. With their fearsome reputation and impressive speed and agility, Black Mambas are one of Africa's most iconic creatures.

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IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
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Geeky Facts about the Black Mamba

Fact 1

They are also among the fastest snakes in the world, slithering at speeds of up to 12.5 miles per hour.

Fact 2

Its name is a reference to the color inside the snake's mouth.

Fact 3

The black mamba poison is very potent, with even a few drops enough to kill an adult human.

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Gorillas In Africa’s Midst

Gorillas In Africa’s Midst

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Beaches, Game Parks & Gorillas

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Gorillas & Plains tour

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Gorillas & Game Parks
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Gorillas & Game Parks

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16 days from

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