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The Black Mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis) is an elapidsnake. It is the largest venomous snake in Africa and the second largest venomous snake in the world. Only the King Cobra is larger. Adult black mambas have an average length of 2.5 meters (8.2 ft) and a maximum length of 4.5 meters (14 ft).
The black mamba receives its name from the black coloration inside of its mouth, rather than their skin color which is a gray to olive tone. The black mamba is reputed to be the fastest moving snake in the world, and has been claimed to move at up to 20 km/h (12.5 mph).
They can be found a lot of places in South Africa. It lives in all sorts of habitats but do however have the habit of returning to a particular place to seek shelter. They also live in hollow tree trunks and a lowland forest.