Zoological name: The zoological name of common Indian krait
is Bungarus caeruleus. It is one of the deadliest snakes among
the poisonous snakes of the world. It is reported that krait
venom is 15 times more virulent than the cobras.
Distribution: They are widely found in peninsular India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Habitat: The Indian common krait is found in human dwellings, fields and low scrub forests: They are frequently occured near or in water bodies.
Reproduction: Sexual maturity is reached at about three years of age. Pairing takes place in February and March. The number of eggs laid by the female varies from six to fifteen. The female stays with the eggs. Eggs hatch between May and July