What snake strikes their prey like lightning? If you guessed the black mamba you are right! Let's look into the black mambas interesting diet, habitat and its behavior traits.
Black mamba ready to strike
The black mambas diet is bats, birds, lizards, and rodents.
The black mamba lives primarily in scrub land and though not considered an arboreal species, can live in bushes and small trees. (They also live in Africa).
The black mambas bite delivers about 100-120 milligrams of venom on average, however it can deliver up to 400 milligrams of venom.