black mamba, Dendroaspis augusticeps(noun)
a highly venomous southern African mamba dreaded because of its quickness and readiness to bite
A large venomous snake found in Africa, taxonomic name Dendroaspis polylepis, which ranges in color from green to gray.
Origin: Despite the name, this snake is not black. It is named black mamba because of its black mouth.
The black mamba, also called the common black mamba or black-mouthed mamba, is the longest venomous snake in Africa, averaging around 2.5 to 3.2 m in length, and sometimes growing to lengths of 4.45 m. It is named for the black colour of the inside of the mouth rather than the colour of its scales which varies from dull yellowish-green to a gun-metal grey. It is also the fastest snake in the world, capable of moving at 4.32 to 5.4 metres per second. The black mamba has a reputation for being very aggressive, but it usually attempts to flee from humans like most snakes, unless it is threatened. Without rapid and vigorous antivenom therapy, a bite from a black mamba is almost always fatal.
The numerical value of Black Mamba in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Black Mamba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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