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Types of Snake Venom

Black Mamba​
Black Mamba​

The black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis) is a highly venomous snake endemic to parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Skin colour varies from grey to dark brown. Juvenile black mambas tend to be paler than adults and darken with age.

Coastal ​Taipan​
Coastal ​Taipan​

The coastal taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus), or common taipan, is a species of large, extremely venomous snake in the family Elapidae. The species is native to the coastal regions of northern and eastern Australia and the island of New Guinea.

Common ​Death Adder​
Common ​Death Adder​

Overall death adder venom is highly potent, though slightly less potent than common brown snake venom, tiger snake venom and taipan venom. Death adder venom contains potent postsynaptic neurotoxins (toxins in venom that cause paralysis or muscle weakness), but no presynaptic neurotoxins.

Eastern Green ​Mamba​
Eastern Green ​Mamba​

The eastern green mamba (Dendroaspis angusticeps), also known as the common mamba, East African green mamba, green mamba, or white-mouthed mamba, is a large, tree-dwelling, highly venomous snake species of the mamba genus Dendroaspis.

Fer-de-Lance​
Fer-de-Lance​

Fer-de-lance, any of several extremely venomous snakes of the viper family (Viperidae) found in diverse habitats from cultivated lands to forests throughout tropical America and tropical Asia.

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Inland Taipan​
Inland Taipan​

The inland taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus), also commonly known as the western taipan, the small-scaled snake, or the fierce snake, is an extremely venomous snake of the taipan (Oxyuranus) genus, and is endemic to semi-arid regions of central east Australia.

King Cobra​
King Cobra​

The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), also known as the hamadryad, is a species of venomous snake in the family Elapidae, endemic to forests from India through Southeast Asia. This serpent is the world's longest venomous snake.

Malayan Krait​
Malayan Krait​

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Many-Banded ​Krait​
Many-Banded ​Krait​

The many-banded krait (Bungarus multicinctus), also known as the Taiwanese krait or the Chinese krait, is a highly venomous species of elapid snake found in much of central and southern China and Southeast Asia. The species was first described by the scientist Edward Blyth in 1861.

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Tiger Snake​
Tiger Snake​

Overall tiger snake venom is one of the most potent of all known snake venoms, though slightly less potent than common brown snake venom. Tiger snake venom contains potent presynaptic neurotoxins (toxins in venom that cause paralysis or muscle weakness).

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