Snakes are one the most amazing and distinct creatures in the world. One of the very few creatures that are feared for their venom and not for their body strength. Not all snakes are poisonous, but there are a few that can take one’s life within thirty minutes.
A venomous snake bite can cause vomiting, difficulty in breathing and organ failure. Death due to a snake bite is one of the most painful ways to die. The process is slow and very painful. Even though there are few antivenoms, they are useful only when they are given to the victim before a particular time. Here are some of the most dangerous and venomous snakes in the world.
Belcher’s Sea Snake
The experts state that the venom of Belcher’s Sea Snake is hundred times more venomous than any other snake in the planet. To make things clear, if a single drop of venom from King Cobra can kill hundred people, a single drop is venom from Belcher’s sea snake can kill a thousand. In spite of all these things, these snakes are really timid, and it really takes a lot to provoke it.
More than the venomous and the dangerous character of the snake, it is known for its speed and accuracy. It is said that the Inland Tapian kills its prey with accurate and rapid attacks. The Inland Taipan’s venom is known for the ability to paralyze the victim within a few minutes.
Experts say that among all the cobra species in the world the Philippine Cobra is the most venomous one. Half an hour is all it takes for Philippine Cobra to kill a fully grown man. This cobra can use byte and spit venom at the prey. The venom from the Philippine Cobra has the ability to cut the signals from the nervous system and cause damage to the respiratory system.
The name Death Adder really suits the snake. The Death Adder species is a native of Australia. It is one the venomous snakes in the world. The Death Adder is known for waiting for its prey for a long period of time. It generally waits continuously for days to get its prey. The Death Adder generally camouflages itself among the leaves and bytes and injects the venom. It waits till the prey dies before eating it.
Eastern Brown Snake
The Eastern Brown snake is one of the deadliest land snakes. It has a very high measure of a lethal dose of toxin. The Eastern Brown Snake is native of Australia. It is also found in Guinea and Indonesia. The Eastern Brown Snake is one of the snakes that are responsible for a large number of human deaths.
Blue Krait is the species that is very commonly found in Thailand. More than seventy percent of the bites from Blue Krait result in death. This snake is considered to be more powerful because even antivenom doesn’t work.