Elapid snakes

The Elapid snake family is home to some of the most venomous snakes in the world, including cobras, sea kraits, mambas, and many more. These snakes are similar to the colubrids in their body structure, with one large lung, and a complete absence of legs (unlike the constrictors). However, these are front fanged venomous, and…

Dangerous Snakes

There are many snakes that may seem very dangerous. The Inland Taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus) has the strongest venom in the world. They are a species of colubrid endemic to Australia. The mycotoxins in the snake’s venom can dissolve muscle tissue. But an Inland Taipan has no desire to come out of its hole and hunt…