5 Most Venomous and Deadly Snakes in the World

INDONEWTRAVEL.COM - There are many types of venomous snakes in this world, some are even believed to have very deadly venom. Everyone believes that snakes are considered one of the most dangerous creatures on earth.

Reporting from Newstracklive, in this world there are 2500-3000 species of snakes. Of these, there are approximately 600 snakes that have poison.

Every year, an estimated 2.7 million people worldwide are bitten by venomous snakes and about 100,000 people die from snake venom. In Africa, snakebites kill up to 20,000 people every year.

Here are the 5 most poisonous snakes in the world.

1. Sea snakes

Sea snakes are found in Southeast Asia and in northern Australia. Sea snakes are the most poisonous snakes in the world.

It is said that just a few milligrams of sea snake venom can kill 1000 people. This snake is only found in the sea so that for ordinary humans, this snake is not dangerous because it is far from the human environment. However, fishermen can fall prey to sea snakes.

2. Tycoon Snake

This snake lives on land and is very poisonous. One bite of this snake contains about 100 milligrams of venom. This poison can kill 100 people at once in one hit. The tycoon snake has a venom 50 times more deadly than the cobra.

3. Eastern Brown Snake

This snake is found in Australia and also has a very dangerous venom. Of the 35 people killed by snakebite in Australia between 2000 and the end of 2016, 23 died after being bitten by an eastern brown snake. Eastern brown snakes are active during the day, move quickly and prefer dry, open habitats. This snake is very fond of farming and livestock areas.

4. Philippine Cobra

Most types of cobras are usually venomous, but none are more venomous than the Philippine cobra. The great ability of the Philippine cobra is that it can spray poison on its prey from afar. The poison is a neurotoxic type, which directly affects the breath and heart.

5. Black Mamba

This snake is found in Africa and this snake is the fastest snake on earth, which can chase prey at a speed of 20 km per hour. One milligram of black mamba venom is enough to kill one person.

When attacking prey, the black mamba will bite its prey continuously 10-12 times while removing 400 mg of venom from its body.

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