5 rare animal species from the African Kingdom you may not know about

July 10, 2019 at 03:00 pm | Opinions & Features

Nii Ashaley Asé Ashiley

Nii Ashaley Asé Ashiley | Contributor

July 10, 2019 at 03:00 pm | Opinions & Features

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The Western Green Mamba

Typically located in the forest belts of Guinea, Benin, Togo and Senegal amongst others, the Western Green Mamba is a leaf-coloured snake with a considerable store of white venom with which it shields itself from predators. They measure about 6 to 12 feet in length with a diet composing of rodents, birds and reptiles caught off guard. The Western Green Mamba tends to live a solitary life, relishing it’s 12 to 20-year life span in style and tact.

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