Most Dangerous Snake in the World

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Today we are talking about most dangerous, venomous and deadliest snakes in the world. Yearly more than 100,000 people are killed by snake bites. But not all of them are venomous, infact only very few snakes in the world are venomous. There are about 2,900 species of snakes. Of these, 375 are venomous. Here is the list of most dangerous snakes from around the world.

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Black Mamba 13 votes 1

Black Mamba

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The black mamba, largest of the species , is uniformly olive or black. Its mouth has a black internal lining and thus named black mamba. It is highly toxic and notoriously aggressive. It is also the fastest snake in the world, it can run with 16-19 Kmh in short busts. Black Mamba's habitat also varies from farmlands to dense jungles. It is also very commonly around human settlements. Its venom is highly neurotoxic and black mamba's bite is always 100% fatal if anti-venom is not administered quickly. It can grow up to 4.3 meters in length and it is found in african savannas and open woodlands.

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Common Krait 8 votes 2

Common Krait

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Krait Snake is black in color with white narrow crossbands and a narrow head. Krait is 15 times more deadly than any other common cobra so it becomes more of a concern to mans. This snake has a tendency to seek shelter in sleeping bags, boots and tents. Krait's venom is a powerful neurotoxin that causes respiratory failure. Its average length is about 90 centimeter and maximum 1.5 meters, these are found in india, pakistaan and srilanka.

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Western or Inland Taipan 7 votes 3

Western or Inland Taipan

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Western or Inland Taipan are olive or dark brown and the head is somewhat darker brown. If Taipan bikes someone then death within few minutes after bite is confirmed. Maximum survival time recorded so far is not more than an hour. Only a few mg of taipan's venom is good enough to kill about 100 or 250,000 mice. The Average taipan length is 1.8 meters and maximum of 3.7 meters and taipan is found from savanva grasslands to the inland dry plains of Australia.

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King Cobra 5 votes 4

King Cobra

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King cobra is uniformly olive, green or brown in color with rings like cross bands of black. King cobra is the largest venomous snake in the world and it has a high degree of intelligence. It generally prefers eating non-venomous species but if its too hungry then it can attack other venomous snakes like kraits or other cobras. If once bite someone and a quick treatment is not given then certain death is the only result. Average length of king cobra is abour 3.5 meters which can go to maximum of 5.5 meters. King cobra is found in thailand, southern china, southern india , malaysia and philippine.

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Philippine Cobra 3 votes 5

Philippine Cobra

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Deepak on 01 January, 13

Philippine Cobra has a very deadly venom and these are capable of spitting it up to 3 meters.Philippine Cobra's habitat includes open fields human settlements and dense jungles. These snakes are commonly 100 centimeters in length and as its name suggest these are found in Philippine islands.

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Russell's Viper 3 votes 6

Russell's Viper

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Russell viper has a light brown body with three rows of dark brown or black splotches bordered with white or yellow extending its entire length. Russell viper is responsible for more human fatalities than any other venomous snake. Its hemotoxic venom is a powerful coagulant, damaging tissue and blood cells. Russell viper's average length is 1 meter and maximum 1.5 meters, these are found near by human settlements like sri lanka, india, java.

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