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The Most Dangerous Venomous Snakes: Australia, New Guinea

Tiger Snake

  • Scientific name: Notechis scutatus
  • Family: Elapidae
  • Genus: Tiger snakes
  • Length: Up to 4.9 feet (1.5 meters)
  • Venom: Neurotoxic, myotoxic

The tiger snake is very aggressive, has extraordinarily strong venom and is found all around the South of Australia. Before scientists were able to develop an antidote, its venom was deadly in 80% of cases.

Tiger Snake Tiger Snake - Photo: Kristian Bell/Shutterstock


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