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Year: 2018, Issue: June
King cobra reported from Gullar nallah (Marmat) of district Doda (J&K).
Ajaz A. Wani, Simriti Agarwal and Imtiyaz Ahmed
Reptiles are cold-blooded tetrapod vertebrates that either have four limbs or are limbless. Most reptiles are oviparous with few exceptions. The body is covered with scales or bony plates and a bony skeleton with a single occipital condyl, a distinct quadrate bone usually immovable articulate with the skull and ribs attached to the sternum. Among reptiles snakes belong to order Squmata. These are elongated legless carnivorous ectothermic amniote vertebrates covered by overlapping scales. The present paper deals with the report of king cobra from Gullar Nallah of Marmat dist. Doda of J&K state which is approximately 32 km from dist. headquarter Doda. This snake is new report from J&K state.
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