What It's Like to Be Bitten by a Cobra

There’s no debate that snakes are some of the deadliest creatures in the world. And cobras are probably one of the scariest types around. They may look sleek and sexy as they dance out of a wicker basket, but make no mistake, cobras want to bite you.

But unless you go out of your way to do so, most people in the Western world will never have the bad fortune of finding out what being bitten by a cobra is like. It turns out most people who know what cobra bites feel like either aren’t very excited to talk about it or they’re dead. While not many people know what its like to be bitten by a cobra, it doesn't mean it's not a horrible, horrible death.

You may think you know what cobra bites feel like, but the outcome is so much worse than you can imagine. Keep reading and start carrying anti-venom in your pockets, please.