According to a local newspaper, the guy has been identified as Tapiwa Musiiwa of the Hurungwe District. He claims that he and his family are still processing the tragedy.
The black mamba is a common creature in sub-Saharan Africa, where it may be found in a number of nations including Zimbabwe, South Africa, Kenya, and many more.
The South African National Biodiversity Institute refers to the snake as "the deadliest and quickest snake in Africa" due to its frightening reputation (SANBI).
It is well known that black mambas have incredibly strong neurotoxic venom. According to the African Snakebite Institute, if untreated, the venom can result in death in three to sixteen hours.
The normal size of a black mamba is roughly half that length, although they can reach lengths of up to 14 feet.
The snakes like to sleep in hollow trees, rock crevices, and burrows and may be found in savannas, rocky slopes, and open forests.