Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

Thursday, Jul 14, 2022, 3:47 pm
By:Tony Williams

1.Saw-scaled Vipers

The Saw-scaled Viper is anoxioussnake found in the dry regions of India, Pakistan, the Middle East, Africa, and Sri Lanka. While they aren't rattlesnakes, they do rub sections of their body together to produce a warning sound to those who pose a threat.Instead of the freaks coming out at night, it's the Saw-scaled Viper that comes out at night. Most prey is bitten after dark when these snakes are active.

Saw-scaled Vipers-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World


Lanceheads (also referred to as Bothrops) are venomous pitvipers that are rampant in Central and South America. This species is responsible for more deaths in the Americas than any other group of venomous snakes. An untreated snake bite from a Lancehead can be fatal; the rate is estimated to be about 7%.

Lancehead-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

3.Prairie Rattlesnake

Prairie Rattlesnakes are apoisonous pit viper species. They reside in western USA, southwestern Canada, and northern Mexico. These snakes eat a variety of prey, especially small mammals. They even prey on the animal they share a name with; prairie dogs. These rattlesnakes generally grow to be more than 3.3 length.

Prairie Rattlesnake-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

4.Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is a lethal rattlesnake species found in both the United States and Mexico. It is responsible for the majority of snakebite mortalities in northern Mexico and the second-greatest number of cases in the U.S. The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is a nocturnal species that hunts its prey at night or in the early mornings. Oddly enough this snake can go for up to two years without food. That must be how it keeps that svelte figure.

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World


Bushmaster are one of the biggest and most dangerous snakes in South America, It may not look like it, but this snake is capable of multiple-bite strikes that can inject large amounts of venom into its victims. A bite from a young bushmaster can be just as fatal as one from a mature snake.Fortunately, this snake is nocturnal so they don't have many run-ins with humans. Just make sure you don't have to use the bathroom in the middle of the night.

Bushmasters-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

6.Coral Snakes

Coral Snakes are a large group of venomous serpents that can be divided into two separate groups - Old world Coral Snakes and New World Coral Snakes. Even though these snakes are known for having short fangs, but they possess one of the most powerful venoms of any North American snake.

Coral Snakes-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

7.Lebetine Viper

Lebetine Viper is a poisonous adder species found in North Africa, and the Middle East. This snake has more than 10 common names, depending on where you go and who you ask. Female Lebetine Vipers are longer than their male counterparts; they measure 59.1 inches. Though this is venomous snake, it is actually endangered. So if you see this poisonous snake, don't kill it; just give him a hug instead.

Lebetine Viper-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

8.Daboia aka Russell's Viper

Daboias are found in the Indian subcontinent. It's one of four snakes in the region that inflicts the most snakebites. These snakes have one of the most lethal types of venom, with an LD50 of 0.03. Daboia is also one of the species responsible for causing the most snakebite incidents and deaths.They primarily feast on rodents, so they are known to dwell wherever they can find mice, which means NYC should be overrun by this species.

Daboia aka Russell's Viper-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

9.Common Krait

The Common Krait is found in the jungles of the Indiansubcontinent.This species is one of the four snakes in India that inflicts the most snakebites. The eerie thing about these snakes is that their snake bite is painless. People bitten by Common Kraits don't realizeit until they begin experiencing abdominal pain, which is often accompanied by paralysis. Common Kraits can grow up to 5 ft. 9 in.

Common Krait-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World


Taipans are a fast-moving and highly deadly genus of Australasian snakes. Though they're known to dine on rats and other small mammals, Taipans will strike when threatened. Their venom is notoriousfor paralyzing its victim's nervous system and causing clotting of the blood. There are three species of Taipans -- Coastal Taipan,Central Ranges Taipan, Inland Taipan.

Taipan-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

11.Cerastes Cerastes aka Desert Horned Viper

The Cerastes Cerastes is a poisonous viper found in parts of Africa and the Middle East. It is sometimes referred to as the Desert Horned Viper. This species is recognized by the distinct horns on its head. If the Desert Horned Viper feels threatened, it will assume a 'C' shape and will strike quicker than Speedy Gonzalez.

Cerastes Cerastes aka Desert Horned Viper-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

12.Forest Cobra

The Forest Cobra must be related to Tarzan. This venomous snake is known to climb trees with ease. The Forest Cobra (also called the Black Cobra) is Africa's largest cobra. The length of an average adultmeasures anywhere from 4.6 to 7.2 ft. A snake bite from a Forest Cobra can result in neurotoxicity. This snake can be extremely dangerous due to the amount of venom it injects into its victims with just one bite. After being bitten by a Forest Cobra, a human can die within 30 to 120 minutes. So don't wait until 121 minutes have passed to head to the ER.

Forest Cobra-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

13.Bitis Arietans

Bitis Arietans is a venomous viper species that originates in Africa. This snake, which is also known as an African puff adder, is responsible for causing the most snakebite mortalities in Africa. These fatalities are due to this Bitis Arietans' widespread distribution throughout the continent. This species is found in most of sub-Saharan Africa south to the Cape of Good Hope.

Bitis Arietans-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World

14.Tiger Snakes

Tiger Snakes are a venomous snake found in southern areas of Australia. These snakes often vary in color, but the lines on their body resemble a tiger. Symptoms of a bite include localized pain in the foot and neck region, tingling, numbness, and sweating, followed by a fairly rapid onset of breathing difficulties and paralysis. Untreated mortality rates from Tiger Snake bites is somewhere between 40 and 60%. Instead of throwing criminals in jail, someone should unleash a family of Tiger Snakes on them.

Tiger Snakes-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World


Mambas (also referred to as Dendroaspis) are fast snakes that dwell on the land in Africa. The Mamba family consists of four different species; all of which are venomous. Mambas are one of the deadliest snakes in the world. Statistics show that these types of snakes kill more than 20,000 people per year.

Mamba-Most Dangerous Snakes In The World



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