Bungarus fasciatus (English) [ IPA: Bungarus fasciatus ASM: বেংগাৰুচ ফাচিয়াটুচ]
Contributed by: Anjal Borah (অঞ্জল বৰা) on 2009-09-05
1. Reptile(Common Noun-Common) a large, conspicuous yellow and black banded snake with a prominent backbone, blunt tail and rounded head. The bands are faded on the underside. All kraits are nocturnal. The banded krait can reach 8 ft in length. Diet consists of small mammals, lizards, frogs and toads. Sometimes they turn cannibalistic and begin feeding exclusively on snakes, often including other kraits and the cobra. The female lays 6 to 12 eggs. Eggs are deposited in holes in the ground or under leaves. The snake is commonly seen in Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. এবিধ ক’লা-হালধীয়া ৰঙৰ সাপ৷