Snakes, these animals loved by some and hated by others. They’re the oldest species on the planet and they’re present in terrestrial’s and aquatic’s ecosystems. The snake’s sense is very valuable for them; most of species don’t have good view and extremities so they use their long tongue that allows them to collect different odors. Although they’ve been studied by many researchers, these reptiles are still full of characteristics and mysterious behavior.
It’s not a surprise that snakes are the worst nightmare for many. They’re treacherous and dangerous animals capable of killing in a second. Meet the most venomous snakes and why you should avoid them.
One bite of this snake can contain enough venom to kill 100 adult people; their venom is 200-400 times more toxic than most rattlesnakes and 50 times more toxic than a cobra. The poison can cause respiratory paralysis, severe bleeding, kidney failure and cardiac complications. The venom is neurotoxic action and could potentially kill in 45 minutes.
The most poisonous of all
It is the world’s most venomous land snake, but despite that, it’s considered timid and docile. It has a yellowish brown color, is about 1.80 meters but they can reach up to 2 meters. If you find one of these you should not worry they won’t attack out of nowhere but be sure not to be on their way.
These venom’s snakes can cause you pain in minutes, in several cases the inflammation can spread throughout the body and after 12 hours, skin blisters are formed. The most common symptoms are bleeding and clotting, it can also cause you acute renal failure.
Don’t mess with her
These snakes are located in the Middle East and Central Asia. They can measure up to 80 centimeters and feed mostly with small lizards, scorpions and small insects. They are nocturnal animals and are responsible for many bites due to their aggressive nature, they have attacked several people.
The Philippine’s cobra has one of the world’s most dangerous poison. This snake can spit venom at a distance of 3 meters; their bite can cause death in just 30 minutes. The venom of this snake has a devastating effect on the nervous system; some snakes tend to aim straight to the eyes causing temporary blindness, and sometimes permanent.
Keep your distance
This type of cobra belongs to de Naja’s gender from the Elapidae’s family. They have a very aggressive behavior and lives in the jungle and open fields. This snake can measure up to 2 meters, although they feed with frogs and small birds, they don’t hesitate to try to attack you if you get too close to them.