Top Five Poisonous Snakes

Venom of the snake is actually modified saliva that is delivered to the victim through the special kind of teeth.

These are the most poisonous snakes of the world…

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Venom of the snake is actually modified saliva that is delivered to the victim through the special kind of teeth.

These are the most poisonous snakes of the world:

1.- Belchers sea snake, (Hydropis belcheri); Venom of this snake is the most toxic in the world. Because it is a sea snake and do not attack people very often it is not considered very dangerous. It will bite only if provoked for a few times and even than usually does not inject a lots of poison.

2.- Inland taipan, (Oxyuranus microlepidotus); Also known as “Fierce snake”, it is the most poisonous land snake. This kind of snake is shy and it will rather choose to avoid fight and escape if possible than to bite potential victim. It has been said that one poisonous bite of Inland taipan can kill 100 people.

3.- Eastern brown snake, (Pseudonaja textilis); Brown snake is considered second most poisonous land snake, after “Inland taipan“. It is often found close to rural areas in search for rodents. This snake is very aggressive and attacks are often and even small brown snakes can be deadly.

4.- Beaked sea snake, (Enhydrina schistosa); Also known as “Hook-nosed sea snake”. Their venom is rated something between 4 to 8 times more toxic than venom of “Cobra”. It is second most poisonous sea snake. This snake is fairly aggressive and similar like the “Belchers sea snake” is often encountered by a fishermen when caught in their nets.

5.- Coastal taipan, (Oxyuranus scutellatus); It is the snake from same genus like “Inland taipan” and it is considered to be 3rd most poisonous land snake in the world. “Coastal taipan” has large fangs and can bite several times when threatened. It is often considered one of the deadliest snake species in the world.

With exception of “Coastal taipan” these snakes are not the most deadliest snakes in the world.

These are the top five most poisonous snake in the world.

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    On March 13, 2013 at 6:42 am

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