top 10 snakes with hemotoxic venom
Russel’s Viper:One of the problematic snakes that have hemotoxic venom in India is the Russel’s viper. It is said to have “enough venom to kill 22 humans”.
Fer-de-lance: has venom that is very similar to the bushmaster. They also have a pretty impressive set of fangs. Fer-de-lance means “spear head” in French.
Bushmaster:is not native to the United States. It lives in Central and South America in the tropical rainforests. The biggest problem with Bushmasters is they strike multiple times and inject.
Copperhead:are pit vipers that have a rusty-copper colored head, thus their name. They are a smaller snake at 2-3 feet and medium-thick.
Cottonmouth:The thought of a snake brushing up against you while you are relaxing on a floaty at the beach is unnerving, but there are all kinds of water snakes and some of them are venomous.
Puff Adder:are one of the most dangerous snakes in Africa. They can puff up their bodies and especially their heads to make themselves look bigger.
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake: is the largest venomous snake in the world. The largest ones can get to be 8 feet long and weigh close to 10 pounds. Eastern diamondbacks do live in the U.S.
Sidewinder:These unique looking snakes are sometimes called “horned rattlesnakes” due to the two horns on the top of their head.
Timber Rattlesnake:is the most common venomous snake in the U.S. Timber rattlers (also called canebrakes) are 3-7 feet long and a thick bodied snake.
Massasauga:is another type of rattlesnake that can be found in the United States, southern Canada and Mexico. They are smaller than timber and diamondback rattlesnakes and less aggressive.