Most venomous snakes
• The most poisonous snakes
On our planet, a lot of poisonous animals and plants. Probably the most famous among venomous our smaller brethren - is the snake. There are poisonous snakes very much, there is not very much. But there is a snake, poisonous enough that their venom can cause death within a few minutes or even seconds.
This snake is found in Africa, in almost all regions of the black continent. "Black" snake was named not for exterior painting, and because of the fact that her mouth - black. this snake size reaches 3 or even 4-4, 5 meters. Naturally, the residents of regions where there are snakes are very afraid of them. Among other things, the black mamba can move at very high speeds - up to 20 kilometers per hour. There among the inhabitants of different regions of Africa believed that the black mamba can chase a man many kilometers.
This snake is found in New Guinea, and its bite is enough to killed 12,000 guinea pigs. Snake poison causes the blood to clot, to plug the artery or vein. In addition, the poison - a powerful neurotoxin. It is worth noting that before the sera was not aware of cases of human survival after the bite of this snake. Usually, death occurs within one hour. Taipan is a distant relative of the African black mamba.
These snakes are found in Malaysia, India and other regions, including South-West Asia and Indonesia. Malayan krait bite is fatal, even if you use serum. It is worth noting that these snakes prey on other snakes, including members of its same species. They are the most aggressive at night, it is a night view of snakes. Krait poison - a neurotoxin, it is 16 times stronger than cobra venom. Yad quickly cause muscle paralysis, depriving nerve's ability to control body motility. Krait bites cases, not so much because it's night view. Death from a bite occurs within 6-12 hours.
The western brown snake
1/3500 gram of the poison of this snake can kill a person. This snake lives in Australia, and, unfortunately, chooses to housing areas where people settled. This snake is moving very fast, and very aggressive. The venom of the snake - a potent neurotoxin, which also causes blood clotting.
Taipan inland taipan or
This species found in the central regions of Australia, apparently, is one of the most poisonous in the list. In Taipan - the most powerful poison, and at one time this snake can inject 110 mg of venom, which is sufficient for the death of 100 people. Poison Taipan is 50 times more poisonous than cobra venom. This snake, fortunately, is not aggressive, and quite rare. It is worth noting that the deaths of human bite simply do not have - snake tries to avoid meeting with a person in any way. But the snake venom can kill in just 45 minutes.