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IN Animals ON 01 Oct, 2015
Snakes are reptiles with some ironic qualities. At one hand, they are considered deadly and are feared of. On the other hand, they are fascinating to look at enough to glue our eyes to the national geographic channel or on the discovery channel.
These reptiles are mysterious and have got all in them to attract our attention and than decieve.
They have a diamond-shaped head and they are named due to the habit of rattling their tails whenever they feel danger. They are quick to bite their prey in one tenth of a second!
It has got its name due to the fact that its mouth has an all black interior. This specie is known for being the most furious and attacking one of all. It can bite its target a dozen times in a single go! They move at a speed of 25 kmph.
They love to stay in the water and are nocturnal by nature. They are one of the shy species and have a very unusual habit of covering their faces with their tails.
Counted amongst the most dangerous snakes, this beautiful Australian Tiger snake's venom can even cause paralysis.
They hardly get to encounter humans, but their venom is enough to kill 100 people at one time. So, this way they are five times more dangerous than the giant cobras.
They are mostly found in the Eastern parts of Australia and is notorious for killing a high number of people in Australia.
They usually feed on the small mammals and end up being near to the farms where they can easily encounter humans.
They can be seen showing off a 'V' or 'W' mark on the head. Their color varies from grey to brown in males and from yellow to brick red in females.
They are considered as the most venomous specie. Their venom is enough to kill 20 people or a giant elephant.
Cobras are one of the most popular and searched snake species. A spitting cobra can spit the venom to a length of 3 metres. It's venom can kill a person in just 30 minutes.
Also known as Echis, Saw-scaled vipers are found mainly in the dry regions of Africa, India and Pakistan. They are relatively smaller snakes with a length of not more than 90 cms. It's venom can cause extreme pain.
Are you scared yet? I bet you are. Share this with your friends to help them identify the most dangerous ones.