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The most posioness snake in the world
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89 months ago | reply
Snake Species LD50 (mg/kg) in saline by subcutaneous injection in mice Average venom yield (mg) Max venom yield (mg)Fierce snake(=inland taipan, small scaled snake) Oxyuranus microlepidotus 0.025 44 110Eastern brown snake Pseudonaja textilis 0.053 2-6 67Coastal taipan Oxyuranus scutellatus 0.099 120 400Tiger snake Notechis scutatus 0.118 35 189Black tiger snake Notechis ater niger 0.131 Beaked sea snake Enhydrina schistosa 0.164 Black Tiger snake Notechis ater occidentalis 0.194 Black Tiger snake Notechis ater serventyi 0.338 Death Adder Acanthophis antarcticus 0.400 78 236Gwardar(= western brown snake) Pseudonaja nuchalis 0.473 18 Spotted brown snake Pseudonaja guttata 0.36 (in bovine serum albumin) Australian copperhead Austrelaps superbus 0.56 20 85Cobra Naja naja 0.565 169 610Dugite Pseudonaja affinis 0.66 18 Papuan black snake Pseudechis papuanis 1.09 Stephens' banded snake Hoplocephalus stephensii 1.36 Rough scaled snake(= Clarence river snake) Tropidechis carinatus 1.36 6 22King cobra Ophiophagus hannah 1.80 421 Spotted black snake, blue bellied black snake Pseudechis guttatus 2.13 32 Collett's snake Pseudechis colletti 2.38 48 Mulga snake(= King brown snake) Pseudechis australis 2.38 180 600Red bellied black snake Pseudechis porphyriacus 2.52 40 75Small eyed snake Cryptophis nigrescens 2.67 Eastern diamond backed rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus 11.4 410 848 Demansia atra >14.2 Bothrops atrox >27.8
81 months ago | reply
Beautiful photo. I've blogged this at crikeymatemosaic.wordpress.com.
74 months ago | reply
That's me! Kinda scary when you see how well he blends into that background!
71 months ago | reply
Beautiful take but I'd say it is a common taipan, not a fierce snake.
65 months ago | reply
Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Herpetology / Everything REPTILE & AMPHIBIAN, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
61 months ago | reply
good rundown on ld50 rating cindytoo,but i dont really think most people understand what it means...
38 months ago | reply
G'day, we would love to have this added to our group AustraliaZoo!
33 months ago | reply
Nice snake matey~~~ I was shocked to find out that their venom is the 2nd most toxic in the world according to Nat Geo Wild anyway... Thanks for sharing this..........
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