The Top Ten Poisonous Snakes

Most people are afraid of snakes because of its venom. Poisonous snakes can kill a person with just one bite. Snakes with strong venom have the capacity to kill people. It is one reason why you should take precautionary measures once a snake bitten you. Although poisonous snakes have the capacity to kill people, there are still many people who love to have snakes as their pet. Most people who want to have snakes are adventurous. List of top ten poisonous snakes are listed below:


It is a common poisonous snake usually seen in the Northern part of United States of America. Western Diamondback is the most poisonous type of Rattlesnake. You can identify if it is a Diamondback Rattlesnake if it has a diamond pattern design located on its spine. It also has a rattle on its tale. Rattlesnake with an upward rattle position means it is ready to attack its prey. The bite of a Western Diamondback Rattlesnake can get worst within 6 to 48 hours after its bite. A person bitten by this snake must get anti-venom immediately.


Death Adder

It is a common snake usually seen at Australia and Papa New Guinea. It is a cannibalistic animal which means it can hunt and eat other types of snake. Bite of a Death Adder to a person will be fatal within 6 hours after bite.



It is a snake that can be seen in the different parts of the world. The most poisonous type of Viper is Saw Scaled. It is a type of Viper that can be found in Middle East, India and Asia. The bite of this snake is painful.


Philippine Cobra

It is a native snake located in the northern part of Philippines. The venom of this snake can kill a person in just 30 minutes because its venom is potent. The venom can cause death because it affects respiratory and cardiac complication. This type of cobra is the most dangerous species of cobra.


Tiger Snake

It is a native snake in Australia. It has a strong and painful bite that can relatively kill a person within 30 minutes. The venom of Tiger Snake’s bite can cause paralysis to the person.


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