World’s Most Poisonous Snake Ever - World's Most Venomous Snake – and Most Fierce Snake in the World
1. Faint - Banded Sea Snake - Hydrophis Belcheri - World’s Most Poisonous Snake
The Faint - Banded Sea snake, also known as Hydrophis belcheri or Belcher's Sea Snake, is the world’s most poisonous/venomous snake. By the way, we say ‘snakes are venomous’ and not ‘snakes are poisonous’. Hydrophis belcheri snakes lives in water of Indian Ocean especially in Philippines: Visayan area, Panay; New Guinea, Gulf of Thailand, Australia, Solomon Islands, and Ashmore Reef in the Timor Sea. When fully provoked, Hydrophis belcheri will spite venom enough to kill 10,000 people. Fortunately, Hydrophis belcheri is a very docile which will hardly bite you – you need to provoke it severally for it to unleash the deadly bite that will kill you in only a few minutes. The Hydrophis belcheri is a snake that spends most of its time in water. This snake is a good swimmer with a paddle-like tail like all other sea snakes. This snake will grow to be 3 feet in length and will usually have a thin body which is chrome yellowish in color and with dark greenish bands.
Libby101a had this to say about Hydrophis belcheri snake: “Hydrophis Belcheri is 100 times more venomous than the Inland Taipan. Only a couple of mg of this snake's myotoxic venom is plenty enough to kill an estimate of more than a thousand people. If this snake injects its venom, death will follow within a few minutes. It is the most toxic venomous snake known to date and holds the record in the Guinness Book of Worlds Records. Most people are behind on current research! The internet is behind as well! Very few places list accurate information on the most toxic species of snake in the world!”
2. The Inland Taipan
The snake called Inland Taipan is the 2nd world’s most poisonous snake. The Inland Taipan is also known as the Fierce Snake because it is a veryt fierce snake in the world. Inland Taipan is commonly found in Australia. Fortunately, this snake is very shy preferring to avoid trouble as much as it is possible. However, when provoked, Inland Taipan will bite with enough venom to kill 100 people. Inland Taipan’s venom is 400 times more toxic than venom from a rattlesnake and 50 times more toxic than venom from cobra. Its neurotoxin venom will see you dead in 40 minutes if you do not seek medical treatment. Treatment is usually by anti-venom.
The Inland Taipan is the 2nd world’s most poisonous snake/most venomous snake. The Inland Taipan has an averages length of 6 ft and can grow as long as 8.5ft. The Inland Taipan is to be found mostly in the southeast part of the Northern Territory into west Queensland of central Australia. The Inland Taipan is dark tan in colour, and colour will usually change depending on the season from dark hue to brownish olive-green.
3. Australian Brown Snake
The world’s third most poisonous snake is the Australian Brown Snake. This eastern brown snake is to be found in most parts of Australia and in particular the East coast of Australia, Cape York, also along the coasts, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. The Eastern Brown snake is active during the day and when agitated it will hold its neck high in an upright S-shape. This snake can be highly aggressive when provoked.
4. Malayan Krait - Bungarus
The word’s 4th most poisonous snake is Malayan Krait (Bungarus). The bungarus are to be found in Malaysia (Malaya), Cambodia, Indonesia islands of Java, Sumatra, Bali, Sulawesi, and Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
5. Tiger Snake
Tiger Snake is the 5th world’s most poisonous/venomous snake. This snake is to be found in southern regions of Australia such as the coastal islands and Tasmania. This snake with deadly bites possess the potent neurotoxin (notexin), coagulants, haemolysins and myotoxins. The snake may grow as much as 6 feet in length.
6. Beaked Sea Snake
Beaked sea snake is the 6th world’s most poisonous snake. This snake is to be found in the Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, Seychelles, Madagascar, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia and New Guinea. This snake can grow to a length of 5.5 feet.
7. Saw Scaled Viper
Saw Scaled Viper is the 7th world’s most poisonous snake. This snake is found in dry regions of Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka. The snake will usually rub sections of the body together to produce a sizzling sound to warn you to keep off. Saw scaled viper is the snake that causes more deaths in the world. Saw scaled viper is a short snake growing to a length of 3 feet. The snake is most active at night. Venom from female vipers is twice more toxic than venom from male vipers.
More World’s Most Poisonous Snakes
Below is a listing of other poisonous snakes in the world.
8. Coral Snake
10. Death Adder
11. Black Mamba
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