Top Ten Deadliest Snakes


The Top Ten

1 Black Mamba Black Mamba The black mamba is a species of extremely venomous snake, a member of the family Elapidae native to parts of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Isn't Inland Taipan/Fierce Snake the deadliest?

These snakes can reach 14 feet long and a bite can kill you in 15 minutes to 3 hours!

By far the most deadliest snake can go as fast as a car


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2 King Cobra King Cobra The king cobra is an elapid found predominantly in forests from India through Southeast Asia. more.

Although the black mamba has more potent venom, The king cobra releases a lot more venom per bite. They also have longer fangs, Which contributes to a more successful bite. What I'm saying is if you add everything up a single king Cobra bite could cause more fatalities than a single Black mamba bite.

This is the largest venomous snake - ElSherlock

Not true

If you categorize on accord of toxic intensity then inland is first above all. But we are rating snakes as per all criteria. Such as-1) Venom above 200mg which can kills 25 adults at a time.2) it can spit to eyes if it sees bigger animal.3) it can kill like a python.3) it eats mainly other snakes like rattle snake, krait etc. And the only snake eater among snakes.4) unlike black mamba which are generally shy and don't attack if not threatened, king cobra attack if they see you in their territory.5) it's the only snake which makes nest like a bird nest and watch the eggs until they hatch.6) it can stand 1/3rd of it's body (18.6 ft max length) with its hood wide open which makes it look more scarier.7) it can bite from a distance of more than 2 meters (nearly 3 mtr).8) more human killings than any-other snake in the world. THAT IS ENOUGH to describes to be a king among all poisonous.

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3 Inland Taipan Inland Taipan The Inland Taipan, is a venomous snake of the taipan genus commonly found in semi-arid regions of central east Australia. The inland taipan is not just a venomous snake it's considered the most venomous snake in the world by many people. When compared drop for drop and based on the median lethal dose more.

I am seriously so sick and tired of hearing people say that Inland Taipan is the most dangerous snake in the world because it has the most lethal toxin. Guys, there's more to Deadliness then just how strong you are. The Inland Taipan is strong, but it's incredibly shy. The Inland Taipan will almost never attack a human unless they feel super threatened. On top of that, that would also mean that very few people die to this thing. Just because you have the most potent venom doesn't make the deadliest.

To all those people who are saying this is the deadliest snake in the world, you are wrong, wrong, WRONG. Sure the Inland Taipan has the most potent snake poison, but just because your powerful doesn't mean your deadly. There have been NO recorded documents of anyone being killed by an Inland Taipan. NONE!

It is the most venomous, I will grant you that so it does belong here, but it not the deadliest and is shy so again it belongs here. The only time it is extremely deadly is in captivity, where it will kill anything in its way to the exit or just if the animal is in captivity with it, in clouding females of the same species!

The inland Taiwan is the best because it has the most lethal venom

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4 Death Adder Death Adder

This is one deadly snake. - Camaro6

If you must know, most bites are no longer fatal. It was deadly, but there is a cure now.

This animal is one of the most dangerous animals in the world, it should be in the Top 5.

Death adder is nothing compared to inland taipan and black mamba

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5 Taipan

The taipan is actually two species and one of them is already on this list - Mono

Taipan is the deadliest snake in the world, yeh sure Sea Snake should be in the top ten but this should be first, deadliest snake venom in the world - roblist

The Australian Inland Taipan has the deadliest, most toxic venom on the planet..its No; 1 the Death Adder is No;2 the Australian common tiger is No;3, the tiger is responsible for the fastest human death by snakebite..just 3 min55 sec's.

3rd Deadliest venom
Big fangs
High venom injection volume

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6 Anaconda

The anaconda is not a poisonous or venomous snake. It is a constrictor. The anaconda wraps its body around the victim like a coil and squeezes and tightens until the victim is crushed to death. The anaconda is extremely heavy and muscular. An infant anaconda's constriction is about as strong as a Harley Davidson motorbike being placed on a adult humans chest. A mature/adult anaconda's constriction is the equivalent of a double decker bus being pushed down on an adult humans chest. The snake eats you whole from the head first. It has loose but fixed teeth which move like rows of feet. This helps the anaconda eat its large prey. The teeth help slide the prey into the snakes mouth. The anaconda is not the most deadly snake ever among all the species but it is the deadliest constrictor and one of the most popular snakes. The anaconda isn't aggressive as much on land as it is in water. The anaconda waits in murky brown water (camouflaged by its skins equally brown colour) waiting for ...more - Irateyourmum

Largest snake - ElSherlock

Both the song and the snake can kill... - Camaro6

How is it 4th it should be 1st

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7 Sea Snake

The Belcher's Sea snake is the most venomous snake in the world. This should be #1!

On its own it is not too harmful but these guys like to party in groups of like 40

Sea Snakes are amazing! - Userguy44

Deadlier than any other snake. Its venom can kill more than 200-500 men. Not joking

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8 Reticulated Python

Largest python - ElSherlock

A Reticulated python is the longest snake in the world.

No it's the anaconda

Super strong biggest snake

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9 Russell's Viper

This snake is very aggressive and will do a lot of damage to your body. It is common in India and is one of the Big Four-the four snakes causing the most snakebite deaths in South Asia.

In terms of how many they kill, Russell's Viper is one of the most dangerous.

This snake is nothing compared to king cobra

Isn't there a snake on Snake Island that is really dangerous?

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10 Green Anaconda

The green anaconda is bigger and stronger than the yellow anaconda

Not as strong as yellow anaconda

Not venomous but strong

Its beast as heck man

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The Contenders

11 Rattlesnake Rattlesnake

There's only one rattlesnake where I live - Mono

There are only two rattlesnakes were I live eastern massasauga and timber

This snake is nothing compared to black mamba

They can get eaten by non-venomous snakes

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12 West African Green Mamba
13 Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

It's a rattlesnake they were already mentioned one of my favorite snakes

I think this is at least the second most deadly snakes in the world

More like 20th

More like 5th

14 Australian Brown Snake

I saw a 140kg pig bitten by this kind of snake, it just took 2minutes to get that pig to lay down and died 7 minutes after the biting... And the worst thing is, brown snakes are so common in Queensland Australia bush areas, where you can see at least an average of two snake everyday during summer...

Scary thing, this snake. Causes 60% of Aussie deaths. That's deadly. - PositronWildhawk

How is this not in the top ten?

This snake has the highest recorded venom output.

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15 Rhinoceros Viper

Kill you in one go

One bite equals tissue failure and everything else in your body doesn't work anymore and you're are dead

Deadly venom means death.

16 Red Spitting Cobra
17 Boomslang

Whoa should be in the top 8 at least

Boomslang skin is in poly juice potion from harry potter. there real?!

A EXTREMELY VENOMOUS SNAKE the boomslang is not agressive but still dangerous

Very very very dangerous he should be number 4

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18 Boa Constrictor Boa Constrictor The boa constrictor, also called the red-tailed boa or the common boa, is a species of large, heavy-bodied snake that is frequently kept and bred in captivity.

Yeah. He's/She's either just being a troll, doesn't know the actual power of a Boa Constrictor, or maybe he's/she's confused it for a Titanaboa. The Titanaboa was a snake that lived back in the prehistoric times and was the largest snake to ever live. So large, that if they were to swallow an average human, no bulge would show. Just like the anaconda and python, they were constrictors. This snake fed on crocodiles, and sometimes they would eat even larger reptiles.

How does the person below me know that?

It's "Titanoboa", not "Titanaboa". Yes I'm a Grammar Nazi.

This constricter is nothing conpared to anaconda

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19 Mozambique Spitting Cobra

It can spit venom more than 10 feet is the deadliest

20 Spitting Cobra

Should be in ten because more aggressive than sea snake

Deadly and evil, you may be blind if they spite on your eyes hahah!

So plbkjghrgeyujhvfrtyukjhgfr

21 Egyptian Cobra

They are quite poisonous, indeed. It's said that Cleopatra was bitten by one, which was the cause of her death.

22 Burmese Python

Every snake can choke an animal to death

Should be higher. This guy can squeez you to death


Constrictors, I have read are the most dangerous snakes in the world. The ones that get really large and heavy, like Burmese or reticulated Pythons, or anacondas, can easily crush the life out a grown man in a matter of minutes. There’s no anti-venom to protect you against having your body crushed to death, your organs destroyed, and all the air squeezed out of your lungs. Several years ago, I heard a story of a guy that was killed by his Burmese Python when attempting to feed it solo. The snake quickly overpowered him and that was all she wrote. They also did an experiment where they hooked a paramedic to a machine designed to replicate a constrictor on a man, utilizing the same pressure that is exerted by the snakes. They attached life monitoring devices to the man’s body and then began to squeeze. I’m less than 3 minutes, they had to disconnect because he was being crushed to death. It’s true that the snake has to try to kill you if they are constrictors as opposed to just ...more

23 Tiger Snake

The Tiger Snake is by far the most aggressive of the Australian snakes, if untreated its mortality to humans is about 70% and ts the most accurate biter of the Aussie snakes. I spend plenty of time around most of our snakes and the Tiger is the only one that wll actually come after you.
I don't know if it is more dangerous than the Black Mamba and the King Cobra is just scary as - but it's a more dangerous, if less venomous, snake than the Taipan.

24 Fer de Lance

It has one of the worst snake venoms (if not the most dangerous) and the odds to survive a bite are around 11000. Plus it bites several times like the black mamba, the difference is it is more common and has more dangerous venom than the black mamba. - Sambazing

It strikes the over and over again just like a black mamba but it is more common and it's venom is more dangerous. It is also supposed to be the most dangerous animal is South America. - Sambazing

It is also supposed to be the most dangerous animal in Latin America according to a group of researchers who made a T.V. show about the most dangerous animals in Latin america. This means it is more dangerous than a mosquito - Sambazing

It bites you you die in 4 minutes

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25 Yellow Bellied Sea Snake

My comparison to Yellow Bellied Sea Snake for man in yellow costum of serial Xena: Warrior Princess. This magic man his name Eli. Eli his helping to Xena and Gabrielle his magic talent.

26 Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Biggest type of Rattlesnake

27 Blue Krait

They should be higher

Blue Krait is werry big and danger beautiful snake. My comparison to Blue Krait and Najara. Najara is whose to Xena: warrior princess 4. Season, episode name Crusader. My comparison to Blue Krait and woman warrior Najara. She is win to fight vs. Xena. My comparison Blue Krait - Najara.

My two comparison to Blue Krait with Najara. Blue costum Najara, blue and yellow costum and zord suck life Xena and Gabriel. Xena lose and doing to new situation and Xena winning. Xena take retaliation and destroil to Najara, Xena and Gabriel, happy duo winning to Blue Krait (Najara).

28 Adder
29 Green Mamba

No idea but The 2 spieces of green mamba are knowned to kill faster than any other land snakes. Twice as fast as the black mamba with no antidoses available. Maybe some seasnake is worse...

30 Gaboon Viper

Largest snake
Most mass
Almost as bad as rattlesnake

31 River Boa
32 Titanoboa

Better than anaconda

Largest snake ever to roam the earth. Bigger than a school bus.

Warning: Troll incoming.

what!? dis snak should b #1! it wuz the biges snak 2 ever liv! it wuz moar thn 30 ft lng! Thy had the powa 2 kil a dinosar, and thy ate lotz uf crociduls!
U frikin idits dunt no your snaks!
Go Titanoboa!

33 Saw Scaled Viper

It has killed more people than any other snake in the world, it should be higher

Saw Scaled Viper is deadly snake, my compare Saw Scaled Viper in girl of thriller Saw, Saw 2, Saw 3. Girl is be in mask Pick leather, and save to people and she is be alliance to Jig Saw, John Kramer. My compare to Saw Scaled Viper in girl name AMANDA.

This should be higher in too 5

34 Coral Snake

It is one of the most poisonous snakes in the

There bites are nerotoxic

35 Viper Viper

Viper are cool

That looks cooler because the scales an looks like a dragon an the eyes looks likes a dragon eyes.

36 Red-bellied Black Snake

He should easily be in the top 5 red bellied black snakes are one of the deadlist snakes in Australia and I have seen one in the wild yeah they are scary

37 Puff Adder
38 Asian Cobra
39 African Rock Python
40 Philippine Cobra

Depends on individual snake, their venom CAN BE the most toxic of all cobra species.

It can spit up to 3 meters

41 Jararaca
42 Common Krait

Common Krait is danger and deadly animal snake. Snake name Krait dream to Evil, my compare to Common Krait, in deadaliest woman, of serial Xena: Warrior princess, 6 season of triology, Return to Valkyrie and last two episodes, this is woman name his GRINHILDA, she is me ring. This ring doing of GRINHILDA danger big monster animal. Xena must rescue GRINHILDA offer animal true and save old valkyrie GRINHILDA.

43 Egyptian Asp

This is what killed Cleopatra; they can also be called the Egyptian Cobra.

No one is killed by them they should be called Egyptian tree snakes

44 Forest Cobra
45 Bushmaster

The largest pit viper and 3rd longest poisonous snake black mamba is the 2nd an king cobra is the longest

Long fangs and poitants venom 8 times more than a copperhead

46 Eastern Brown Snake

This is more dangerous than the Inland Taipan. It's the 2nd most venomous land snake, behind the Inland Taipan, but Eastern Brown Snakes kills much more people, and it is far more aggressive (at least they have the guts to invade people's farms just to catch mice)

The worst fact about this snake is that they can be found in Big cities of Australia like Sydney

47 Belcher's Sea Snake

Most venomous snke wow 0 percent guys please believe me

48 Indian Cobra

Among the deadliest of all cobras and the 5th deadliest snake
4 sea snake
3 inland taipan
2 anaconda
1 black mamba

Actually the KING COBRA is really 1 or 2. Anaconda aren't aggressive to humans unless provoked. Plus, King Cobra eats this snake - LOL101

Actually this: 5th indian cobra 4th belcher's sea snake 3rd inland taipan 2nd black mamba and... 1st king cobra

49 Carpet Viper

The AMAZING LOOKING carpet viper killed 3 people a year with one bite

50 Beaked Sea Snake
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