Today we are going to talk about the most venomous snake in the world. We know that most people are afraid of snakes. Let me tell you that even though most snakes in the world are harmful, you need to keep a distance. But there are also many dangerous and very venomous snakes in our world. So let's gather some more information about the most venomous snake in the world.
These types of snakes are also known as carpet vipers. Saw-Scaled Viper is a highly toxic viper found in the arid regions of Sri Lanka, Africa, the Middle East India and Pakistan. This type of snake can live up to 23 years. Saw-Scaled Viper has a stout body with a pear-shaped head.
This type of snake ranges in length from 0.3 to 0.9 m. Saw-Scaled Viper has a brown or orange appearance. This type of snake eats mammals, other snakes, lizards, birds, amphibians, scorpions and centipedes. When it rains, 80 percent of these adult Saw-Scaled Vipers fly over plants and trees.
2. Belcher’s Sea Snake
The scientific name of this type of snake is Hydrophis belcheri. Belcher’s Sea Snake is known as a highly venomous species of two-legged sea snake. This snake is also known as Faint-Banded Sea Snake. One bite of Belcher’s Sea Snake can kill a person in less than 30 minutes.
This snake has a thin body with a yellow case and green cross bands. This snake eats small fish. This snake lives on the shores of the Gulf of Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. One drop of this snake is strong enough to kill 1,800 people. The snake bite victim may experience extreme nausea and vomiting, migraine headaches, severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, dizziness, and convulsions.
3. Black Mamba
The scientific name for this type of snake is Dendroaspis polylepis. The Black Mamba is known as the fastest and most venomous snake in the world. These snakes are usually up to 3 m in length. This type of black snake has a reputation for being aggressive. This type of snake eats small mammals and birds.
This snake is found living in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa. When Black Mamba is disturbed they will attack again and again with bites. Just two drops of Black Mamba venom are enough to kill most humans. The venom of this snake attacks both the nervous system and the heart.
4. Blue Krait
The scientific name of this type of snake is Bungarus Candidus. Blue Krait is known as the most venomous snake in Asia. Malayan Krait poisoning can paralyze its victim's muscular system. Blue Krait can grow up to a length of about 1.1 meters. This snake is not usually aggressive and bites only when it is provoked.
This snake mainly eats other snakes, rats, frogs and other small animals. Blue Krait lives in peninsular countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Bali, Central Vietnam, and Lao. The venom of this snake also attacks a person's respiratory system causing the person to suffocate in hours.
The scientific name for this type of snake is Dispholidus typus. This snake is known as one of the largest and most venomous snakes in the Colubridae family. Boomslang is 3.3–5.2 feet in length. These snakes are not light green with black, blue scale edges. Boomslang has excellent vision.
Boomslang snakes live in South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Swaziland, Namibia and co-Africa in the north. These snakes eat lizards, frogs, and small mammals, birds. Boomslang bites can result in the death of the victim as a result of internal and external bleeding.
6. Common Death Adder
The scientific name for this type of snake is Acanthophis Antarcticus. This snake is known as a species of Death Adder living in Death Australia. The Common Death Adder is composed of brown, red and black bands. This snake is the master of camouflage. Common Death Adder is not aggressive.
Common Death Adder is dangerous for humans who move to a Bush land habitat because this snake prefers to hide rather than escape. The venom of this snake contains a highly toxic neurotoxin and the gene can cause paralysis and completely block the respiratory system.
7. Golden Lancehead
The scientific name of this type of snake is Bothrops insularis. The Golden Lancehead is known as the most venomous snake of the Ilha da Queimada Grande off the coast of the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo. This snake is yellow-brown in color. This snake bite causes swelling, nausea and vomiting, blood clots, bruises, blood in the urine, intestinal bleeding, kidney failure, hemorrhage in the brain and severe necrosis of muscle tissue. This snake eats small animals and perching birds.
8. Inland Taipan
The scientific name for this type of snake is Oxyuranus microlepidotus. Inland Taipan is known around the world as the snake with the deadliest Zen. Inland Taipan is found mainly in the semi-arid regions of the Middle East. This type of Taipan snake is also known as "terrible snake".
This type of snake bite paralyzes the victim's nervous system and causes blood to clot. This snake is rich dark brown to light brown and light green. This snake only eats mammals like mice. The venom of this snake is especially suitable for killing warm-blooded animals. Inland Taipan can strike immediately with extreme precision.
9. King Cobra
The scientific name for this type of snake is Ophiophagus hannah. This type of Cobra is known as the longest venomous snake in the world. King Cobra causes paralysis in one bite of a snake and this snake delivers a large amount of neurotoxins. The young King Cobra is not a glossy black color with yellow bands on the joints.
This type of snake eats mainly other snakes. This snake becomes very venomous and dangerous when provoked. King Cobra lives mainly in Sri Lanka, India and Myanmar. The venom of this type of snake is so strong that it kills an elephant in a few hours and can cause death in 50 to 60 percent of untreated human cases.
10. Mojave Rattlesnake
The scientific name for this type of snake is Crotalus scutulatus. This type of Rattlesnake lives in the deserts of southwestern United States and central Mexico. This snake is also known as Mojave Green. Mojave Rattlesnake varies in color from light green to brown. The length of this snake can be up to 1 meter.
This snake is aggressive towards people. Mojave Rattlesnake eats birds, lizards, frogs, small rats and rabbits. This snake bite causes the victim to have difficulty speaking, vision problems as well as muscle weakness and difficulty in breathing.
11. Prairie Rattlesnake
The scientific name for this type of snake is Crotalus viridis. Prairie Rattlesnake is native to southwestern Canada, the western United States, and northern Mexico. This snake grows to a length of more than 3.3 feet. Prairie Rattlesnake can be a very deadly blow. This snake eats ground squirrels, mice, rats, small rabbits, ground birds, and prairie dogs. Prairie Rattlesnake can live 16-20 years. This snake bite victim suffers from paralysis, blood clots and difficulty in breathing.
12. Russell's Vipers
The scientific name of this type of snake is Daboia russelii. One bite of Russell’s Vipers can cause people to bleed profusely and have a rapid decrease in heart rate. These snakes prey mainly at night. When Russell’s Vipers are threatened, they become aggressive and become really deadly snakes.
This snake eats mice, scorpions, small reptiles and ground crabs. Russell’s Vipers live in countries like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Russell’s Vipers venom in 40-70 mg doses is very deadly to humans. This snake is a living young born and does not lay eggs. The total length of Russell's viper is 8.5–10.2 inches.
13. Tiger Snake
The scientific name of this type of snake is Notechis Scutatus. Tiger Snake lives in the southern regions of Australia. These types of snakes vary greatly in their color and are often striped like hair. The venom of this snake is a blood clotting agent and paralyzes the nerves. The Tiger Snake can grow to a length of 1 to 1.5 meters.
Tiger Snake They is very aggressive at shocking times. These snakes mainly eat frogs and other reptiles, fish, birds and even small mammals. This snake bite causes the victim to have sore throat and legs, body tingling, excessive sweating, numbness and difficulty breathing.
14. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
The scientific name for this type of snake is Crotalus atrox. This species lives in the southwestern United States and Mexico. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is usually a dusty brown color. The habitat of this snake is from the flat coastal plains to the steep rocky valleys and mountain ranges.
This snake has a lifespan of more than 20 years. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake includes kangaroos, rats, prairie dogs and pocket gophers. Victims of this snake bite include severe internal bleeding; local effects include pain, severe muscle damage, severe swelling, bruising, rash, and necrosis.