The black mamba, one of Africa's most feared and respected snakes, One such myth sees the mamba bite its tail to make a loop, enabling it to roll down a hill. The black mamba is one of the fastest and deadliest snakes in the world.
Two drops of its venom can kill a person. In a country where snakebite treatment is costly, hard to come by The venom of a black mamba is milked at Bio-Ken Snake Farm in Kenya. Black mambas live in the savannas and rocky hills of southern and eastern Africa.
The average black mamba is 2–2.5 metres (6.6–8.2 feet) long, with a maximum length of 4.3 metres (14 feet). Despite its name, the snake is not black.
In the event of an actual or probable bite from a Black Mamba, execute the following first (See attached copy from "First Aid for Snakebite" by Dr. S.K.