The most dangerous snakes in the world

Herpetophobia not suffer any chance? You can distinguish between friendly grass snake from the inhospitable viper and the asp rubber from living in serpentarium zoo? Not afraid to walk in shorts and flip-flops on the virgin steppe, collecting impressions and fragrant wild flowers? Then this podborochka the most interesting and the most dangerous snakes in the world - for you.

African Boomslang (Dispholidus typus)

Habitat: South and South-West Africa

Length: 50 cm to 3 m

Yad African Boomslang 2 times more dangerous than the viper venom or Indian cobra. Only because of the person Boomslang becomes aggressive and attacks. In 9 out of 10 cases, when meeting with a snake man just trying to escape. Do not touch the snake, and then the snake will not hurt you.

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Gabon viper

Reaches 1, 8 meters in length and weigh more than 20 kg in some cases.

It lives in the equatorial regions of Africa, East Central Africa and Eastern Southern Africa.

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Krayt (Bungarus candidus)

Habitat: Australia, South Asia, the islands of the Malay Archipelago

Length: 1, 5-2 m

One dose is enough to kill 10 people

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common death adder

He lives in Australia, on about. New Guinea and neighboring islands.

The total length of 70-100 cm

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tiger snake

Distributed in south-eastern Australia.

Their length of 2 m.

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chained adder

The most common venomous snake in South Asia

The maximum length of chain viper 166 cm

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Coral snake

Distributed in North and South America, the majority of species live from Mexico to Uruguay. The body length of 50 cm in kobrovogo (Micrurus frontalis) and micrurus corallinus (Micrurus corallinus) to 1, 5 m in the giant coral adder (Micrurus spixii). The proportion of deaths after the bite of the asp arlekinovogo very high, without assistance a person can die within 20-24 hours.

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Bushmaster lives in the dense tropical forests of Equatorial America, northern South America from Costa Rica to Brazil (inclusive) as well as on the island of Trinidad.

Bushmaster reaches a length of 2, 5-3 m, rarely up to 4 m

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Sandy EFA

The length of about 50-60 cm (75 cm)

One of the 10 most poisonous snakes

Unlike its close relatives - common viper, sand EFA chose its habitat more dry and hot places - clay deserts of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, sandy areas of North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and India.

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According to various estimates is the third or fourth place in virulence in the world and the largest (up to 3-3, 3 m long) venomous snake in Australia. Due to the aggressive nature, large size and speed Taipan is considered the most dangerous of all venomous snakes in the world. It lives on the coast of North and North-eastern Australia and the south-east of New Guinea

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The Egyptian cobra

The total length is from 1 to 2 m.

View common in the northern (except Tunisia), West and East Africa to the equator, in the Arabian Peninsula.

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enhydrina schistosa

head and body length of 111 cm, tail 19 cm

Found in the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf (of Oman), to the south of the Seychelles and Madagascar, South Asian Seas (Pakistan, India and Bangladesh), Southeast Asia (Burma, Thailand, Vietnam) and in Australia (Northern Territory and Queensland ) and New Guinea. The average dose of venom at the bite 7, 9-9, 0 mg, whereas the lethal dose for man is 1, 5 mg. An antidote to the bites of sea snakes are created using the venom of this species.

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black-necked spitting cobra

Body length is an average of 1, 5-2, 0 meters

Lives in tropical sub-Saharan Africa from Senegal to Somalia and south-east to Angola.

Snakes are able to shoot at danger in the enemy poison at a distance of three meters. The poison does not harm the skin, but can cause long-term blindness if splashed in the eyes

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The Indian cobra

Long cobra is from 1, 5 to 2 meters

Indian cobra inhabits the rather large areas of Central Asia, India and southern China to the islands of the Malay Archipelago, and the Philippines.

Indian cobra poison contains substances that damage the nervous system. One gram of dried venom of the cobra can kill 140 dogs average.

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King Cobra

The largest venomous snake the world has the greatest length among poisonous snakes. Separate specimens reach lengths of 5, 6 m

The area of ​​the king cobra - tropical forests of South and Southeast Asia (India, Pakistan, Indonesia and the Philippines). Poison king cobra has mainly neurotoxic action. venom toxin blocks muscle contractions, which causes paralysis of the respiratory muscles, respiratory arrest and death. Its strength and volume (7 ml) is enough to cause the death of a human within 15 minutes after the first bite

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Black Mamba

2 reaches a length of 5-3 meters, some specimens up to 4 to 5 meters in length

The venom also contains blockers certain types of muscarinic cholinergic receptors. In one snake bite introduces up to 400 mg of venom (usually 100-120 mg), and the lethal dose for an adult is about 10-15 mg. Without immediate administration of antidote probability of death is 100%.

Black Mamba is spread from Senegal to Somalia, from Ethiopia to South West Africa.

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pseudechis australis

Spread almost all over Australia, they can be found in all states except Victoria and Tasmania. snakes length - up to 3 m.

This is one of the most venomous land snakes. In one bite can isolate 150 mg of the venom. When the bite is partially paralyzed, but also has a sharp and strong teeth, which keeps the victim for some time and constantly injects a poison that makes it more dangerous bites.

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