Top Ten Deadliest Snakes

The Top Ten

1 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.

The Black Mamba is definitely not the most venomous snake but that doesn't mean its not the deadliest. Let's compare it to the most venomous snake in the world the Inland Taipan and the result will blow your mind away.

Although the Inland Taipan has much more damaging venom it is restricted to arid environments in the middle of nowhere, is a fairly small snake, and has a generally okay tempermant.

The black mamba is fast, agressive, barely ever dry bites, is found in all habitats, is much more common than the Inland Taipan and it injects more venom than it.

This snake is scary, they are the fastest snake on the planet, going up 20km/hr, and attacks anything within 20 METERS of it. They have enough venom in each bite to kill ten men, and they can strike up to a dozen times in a row. They are one of few snakes to attack humans.

are you kidding me! if you got bite in black mamba you can lose your life in about 2 or 3 hour! I am glad that I live where there is no snake! it can kill you! so someone who do live where there is a snake be careful. okay?

Black mamba's will lose a battle with King cobras anytime of the day. But as a human I would much rather encounter a king cobra than the likes of a black mamba. Yu can't run from them.. too fast. Yu can't dodge a strike because it's nearly quicker than a speeding bullet. & it strikes repeatedly. Knowing that only 1 bite can kill a adult in 20 to 45 min. Imagine what 5 or 6 strikes could do to you? So I rest my case. Black mamba's win

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

There was a show on animal planet called The Most Extreme, (which I made a list for the best episodes of, that only I had voted on so go check that list out), and on the show they would count down the animals of a category 10 to 1. One of the episodes was Deadly Snakes, and on it King Cobra was number 1. And in case you were wondering Inland Taipan was number 2, and Black Mamba was number 3 on the list.

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.

Here are my reason why king cobra's are the deadliest snake.
1 Longest venomous snake in the world
2 Very aggressive
3 Injects more venom per bite than other snakes
4 Venom is enough to kill 20 men and even elephants in a few hours
5 Venom is neurotoxic so effects the nervous system
6 Immune to the venom of other snakes
7 Most intelligent snake
8 Specialises in hunting other snakes from rat snakes to even small pythons and true cobras
Definitely beats black mamba and inland taipan

This has to be the absolute deadliest. It kills the inland taipan AND black mamba. Also, this snake kills more humans and animals than any other snake. AND it injects the most poison than any other snake in each bite, this changes the tide against the black mamba, giving the cobra the advantage if they ever came face to face, plus it neurotoxins act extremely fast

3 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.

The most venomous snake in the world, there are no recorded cases of anyone dying as they live in central Australia away from most populated areas. However, if you were bitten it would be nasty.

This list is so wrong. Inland taipans have venom over 100 times stronger than that of almost all snakes ahead of it on this list. Anacondas haven't ever even been known to kill people! Cobras kill more than taipans do, but that's because taipans don't go near humans. One drop of their venom kills 100 men. Here's the venom levels of all other snakes ahead of it:
Tiger snake: Maybe three-quarters the venom level of a taipan.
Rattlesnake: Nothing compared to taipans.
Anacondas: No venom at all.
Cobras: Nothing compared to taipans.
Vipers: Very little compared to taipan.
Mambas: They are less potent than taipans.

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.

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!

4 Death Adder

The death Adder is the deadliest snake in the whole world. I've come face to face with it and nearly died!

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

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

Death adder is nothing compared to inland taipan and black mamba

5 Anaconda

They do perhaps not pose the most immediate threat to people of all the snakes on this list, most of which are venomous ones that are confirmed to be responsible for a substancial amount of human fatalities. However, the anaconda - being the largest snake species in the world as far as body mass goes, reaching over 27ft and 500 lbs, as recognised by Guinness World Records - is a constrictor. This means that while opportunistically hunting, they lie in ambush, waiting for their prey to approach. As soon as the prey item is within striking rage, they lunge forward and bite, using their six rows of recurved, razor-sharp teeth to latch onto the prey while coiling its body around it, so that it, within seconds, can start constricting. Anacondas have been known to exert a pressure of 90 psi while constricting. This implies that the killing is much quicker and more efficient than simply strangulation/asphyxiation, as that force is also capable of stopping blood flow, snapping necks, breaking ...more

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

I don't see why they are so dangerous. They only eat every three weeks or so. That means that the chances that you will come across one that wants to eat you is extremely low

This guy might not be the longest snake (reticulated python) but, it's the heaviest snake, you do not want to be constricted by this guy, must be a painful and slow death.

6 Taipan

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.

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

Most deadly venom without a doubt.

Wait, which taipan are we talking here? Inland ir coastal?

7 Sea Snake

I just know that this is the snake that have strong poison! (well.. not much for king cobra or black mamba) it has to be in number 3! I do not under stand.oh plus it no harm cause it live deep down under water not in shallow water that the young children play in.

1 milligram of venom is enough to kill 200 men. The Belcher's sea snake is often brought up with fishing nets making it extremely deadly to fishermen

They are only dangerous when threatened. They are quite friendly and curious and love to examine divers' gear

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

8 Reticulated Python

A Reticulated python is the longest snake in the world.

The longest and strongest snake of the world

Super strong biggest snake

No it's the anaconda

9 Russell's Viper

It doesn't have a venom as potent as others (Belchers sea snake, Inland Taipan, Black Mamba etc. ), it causes disgusting necrosis and internal bleeding. I don't think the comments on the king cobra are correct when they say that the King Cobra kills more people than any other snake. The King Cobra rarely bites anybody, and only causes a few deaths a year. The Russells Viper kills tens of thousands of people, it Is one of if not THE deadliest snake known to man

It is not THE deadliest snake known to man because the Black Mamba's neurotoxic venom can paralyze the Russell's Viper and cause its vital organs to shut down excruciatingly slowly. Admittedly the Russell's Viper can severely harm a Black Mamba, however if a Russell's Viper ever encountered and fought a Black Mamba, it would not live.

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.

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

10 Rattlesnake Rattlesnakes are a group of venomous snakes of the genera Crotalus and Sistrurus of the subfamily Crotalinae.

now this is strong snake.but you will hear the rattle when it came close so you have time to back away and rattle snake hate loud noise so you can just make a noise with some well bat for example and if you do not have it then have some wooden stick tap it on ground or wall

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

Been bitteno by a western daemon back and saw a confrontation between one and a bobcat in Irvine

I live in Florida They Are Very native to Florida I'm scared now!

The Contenders

11 Green Anaconda

L believe they're the best because they're the heaviest snake in the world and they can swallow animals hole.

The green anaconda is bigger and stronger than the yellow anaconda

Very very dangerous he should be in top 5

Not as strong as yellow anaconda

12 West African Green Mamba
13 Australian Brown Snake

The second most venomous snake in the world that also lives close to populated areas. It has small fangs but it doesn't need a lot of venom to kill an adult, death can even occur in minutes.

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.

This snake has the highest recorded venom output.

14 Rhinoceros Viper

Deadly venom means death.

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

15 Boomslang

Boomslang is a colourful snake that has horns and it's venom is very dangerous

Very very very dangerous he should be number 4

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

Whoa should be in the top 8 at least

16 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.

17 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 is bigger than anaconda and can kill a dinosuar

This constricter is nothing conpared to anaconda

18 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 5th

More like 20th

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!

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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

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

Every snake can choke an animal to death

Should be higher. This guy can squeez you to death

23 Fer de Lance

What makes a Fer de Lance so dangerous is that it injects up to 7 times the amount of venom compared to a typical pit viper. It is not uncommon for people to lose limbs after a bite unless antivenom is administered immediately. This snake is known by many different names in jacarara in Brazil. There is a golden colored sub species that inhabits a small island off the Brazil coast and was featured on a reality T.V. show called Snake Island or something like that.

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.

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

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.

24 Red Spitting Cobra
25 Saw Scaled Viper

They have killed the most people, and are one of the most venomous snakes in the world. On top of that they are aggressive, unlike most snakes.

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.

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

This should be higher in too 5

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