8 of the World Dangerous Snakes

1: Inland Taipan

Found in Australia, it has the most venomous bite, causing rapid paralysis and death.

2. Black Mamba

From sub-Saharan Africa, it's fast, aggressive, and its venom can be deadly without prompt treatment.

3. Coastal Taipan

Found in Australia and New Guinea, it has potent venom that can cause serious nervous system damage.

4. Belcher's Sea Snake

Inhabits waters in Southeast Asia and northern Australia, with highly toxic venom, but it's not aggressive towards humans.

5. Saw-scaled Viper

Found in Africa, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent, it's irritable with venom causing severe bleeding and tissue damage.

6. Russell's Viper

Found in Asia, it's responsible for many snakebite fatalities, causing local tissue damage and internal bleeding.

7. Inland Taipan

Found in Australia, it has the most venomous bite, causing rapid paralysis and death.

8. Many-Banded Krait

Native to Southeast Asia and parts of China, it's highly venomous, with neurotoxins causing respiratory failure if bitten.