Top 10 Snakes Deadliest Bites
Cape Cobra: Its venom is very potent and is believed to have a high mortality rate due to it causing paralysis in its victims. The snake’s maximum venom load is 250mg, enough to kill 9 people.
Caspian Cobra:The snake has strong venom with a very high mortality rate. This snake can deliver a maximum of 590mg of deadly venom, enough to kill 42 people.
Black Mamba: is quick to bite, and it can move at speeds of 7mph or more over short distances. The snake’s venom is incredibly deadly, capable of killing 19 people with a maximum dose.
Forest Cobra:can inject upwards of 1,102mg of venom into its prey, a massive amount compared to inland taipan. The result is enough venom to kill 65 people with a bite.
Russell’s Viper:is responsible for 43% of all medically significant bites in the Indian subcontinent. The optimal envenomation dose from this snake is about 268mg, enough to take out 22 people.
King Cobra:This very large snake can deliver a very powerful bite, delivering 100mg of venom to its prey. That amount of venom can kill 11 humans.
Coastal Taipan:This snake has the third most toxic venom of any snake in Australia, and an optimized bite can deliver 400mg of venom which is enough to kill 56 people.
Inland Taipan:is known for being among the most venomous snakes in the world. A maximum dose of its venom is about 110mg from a single bite, and that is enough to kill 289 people over 1 million mice.
Eastern Brown Snake:that can easily land a bite on their prey and then wait for their venom to take hold. Delivering a maximum dose of just 155mg of venom, this snake can bring down 58 people.
Indian Cobra:The snake can deliver a massive 610mg of venom into its prey. That much venom can kill roughly 10 people in a single bite.