A large specimen would attain 2 meters in length. Typically yellowish or dark brown, with a black and white spectacle marking on the neck that is only obvious when the snake is aroused and the hood is spread.
Found in a wide range of habitats; forest, farmland, even towns under houses of people ,on trees especially early in the morning when the sun rises.
Mice, frogs,eggs and reptiles.
Lays 10 to 0 eggs.