8 of the world’s venomous snakes to ever caught on camera

8 of the world’s venomous snakes to ever caught on camera

See the Filippino cobra, saw-scaled viper, and six even more dangerous snakes ever

Philippine cobra (Naja philippinensis); its venom is the deadliest of all the Cobra species, and they are capable of spitting it up to 3 meters.

The boomslang (Dispholidus typus); it delivers its venom by chewing on its victim until the victim succumbs to the toxins.

The eastern tiger snake (Notechis scutatus); as it prepares to strike, it flattens its head and neck in a manner similar to Asian and African cobras.

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The saw-scaled viper (Echis carinatus); may be the deadliest of all snakes, since scientists believe it to be responsible for more human deaths than all other snake species combined.

The banded krait (Bungarus fasciatus); its venom is essentially a neurotoxin that induces paralysis.

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The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah); its venom is so strong and so voluminous that it can kill an elephant in just a few hours. Death also results in at least 50 to 60

The coastal taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus) produces venom that is nearly identical to that of its inland cousin. Its bite is lethal in more than 80 percent of untreated cases.

Fierce snake or Inland taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus); it delivers a veritable witch’s brew of toxins. The venom consists of taipoxin, a complex mix of neurotoxins, procoagulants, and myotoxins that paralyze muscles, inhibit breathing, cause hemorrhaging in blood vessels and tissues, and damage muscles.

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