Top 25 Most Poisonous Venomous and Deadliest Snakes Around the World

The list is not about the faster killing,spitting venom and which snake cause more human death.Its just a list of the Top 25 most poisonous and deadliest snakes on the planet, I may have missed few names so please leave a comments or suggestion. the World’s 25 Most Dangerous and Highly Venomous Snakes are Black Mamba,Inland Taipan and Common Krait. Longest and largest Indian snakes species.

Belcher’s Sea Snake – Indian and Pacific Ocean


Coral reef snakes or Sea Snakes inhabit marine environments and have paddle-like tails. These aquatic snakes species are known as one of the highly venomous snake in the world, major names as Olive sea snake,Yellow-lipped sea krait and yellow-bellied sea snake.

Inland Taipan – Australia

inland taipan

The small-scaled snake is known as inland taipan native to Australia and known as the highly venomous land snake in the world. Inland taipan has the ability to change the colour of the skin as per their environment and able to deliver up to 7 venomous bites in a single attack.

Russell’s Viper – Indian Subcontinent


Russell’s Viper or Daboia is one member of Indian Big Four snakes family known as one of the most dangerous snakes in the world. Daboia found throughout the Indian subcontinent and varies in white, whitish, yellowish or pinkish color.

Eastern Brown Snake – Oceania


The common brown snake considered the worlds second most venomous land snake. Eastern Brown Snake is native to the land of Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia and highly variable in colour.

King Cobra – India and Southeast Asia


The Giant King Cobra the most beautiful and longest venomous snake in the world grow up to a length of 19 ft. Forest Cobra lives in dense highland forests of Southeast Asia and across the Indian Subcontinent.

Black Mamba – Africa


The black-mouthed mamba is the longest venomous snake in Africa and the world’s fastest snake. Black mamba is one of Africa’s most dangerous and feared snakes.

Bushmaster – South America


Bushmaster snake are found in deep and dense forested areas of South America and the longest viper in the world. Bushmasters are one of the largest and most dangerous snakes in South America.

Puff Adder – Arabian Peninsula and Africa


The Puff Adder is one of the species of venomous viper found in the land of western Arabia and throughout Africa. African puff adder are responsible for the most snakebite fatalities in Africa.

Tiger Snake – Commonwealth of Australia

Tiger -Snake

Tiger snakes are another species of high Poisonous snake found in the regions of Australia and coastal islands and Tasmania. Tiger Snake is dangerously venomous species or distinct type of venomous snake.

Rattle Snake – Americas


The predator snake is one of the venomous snake native to the America and hunt small animals such as birds mice and rats. Rattlesnakes are the leading cause of snakebite injuries in North America.

Common Krait – India


The common krait or Indian krait is the deadliest Indian snake and responisble for highest number of snakebite death in India. Common Krait found in the jungles of the Indian subcontinent and a member of the big four Indian snake.

Boomslang – Sub-Saharan Africa


Boomslang is the large greenish venomous arboreal colubrid snake, native to the land of sub-Saharan Africa. It is the only species of its genus and known as timid snake.

Desert Horned Viper – Middle Eastern Desert


The Horned viper is venomous vipers mostly found in the desert land of northern North Africa and through Arabia and Iran. Desert and semi-desert lands are best place to spot this small species of viper and bites are always painful.

Coral Snake – North America


Old World coral snakes are known as one of the most beautiful snake in the world for their red, yellow-white and black colored banding. Coral Snakebites are more dangerous and have a powerful Neurotoxin.

Eyelash Pit Viper – South America Continent


The Eyelash Pit Viper are venomous pit viper species found South and Central America. Eyelash viper are very attractive species of snake for its colour variations and got its name due to scales over the eyes.

Vipera Ammodytes – Europe


The species of venomous viper found in southern part of Europe continent along with Middle East. Vipera Ammodytes or Long-nosed Viper is reputed to be the most dangerous snake of Europe for its long fangs,large size and venom toxicity.

Death Adder – Coastal Australia


Common death adder is the another most venomous land snakes of Australia found mostly at the coastal southern Australia. Death Adder gives birth of live young and its venom contains highly toxic neurotoxin.

Lancehead – South America

Lancehead is the species of venomous pit viper found in the tropical lowlands of South America continent. Lancehead pit viper are also live in coffee and banana plantations area.

Saw Scaled Viper – Middle East and Indian subcontinent


The Indian saw-scaled viper is one of the member of Indian big four snake group, found in the parts of the Middle East as well. Saw Scaled Viper are responsible for causing the most snakebite cases and deaths in Indian subcontinent.

Philippine Naja – Philippine Islands


The Philippine Cobra is extremely poisonous snake after Common Indian Krait and most deadliest snake from Philippine. Naja philippinensis is most toxic of all cobra species and spitting cobra.

Yellow Jawed Tommygoff – Mexico


The ultimate pit viper is species of venomous pit viper, considered more dangerous to humans. Bothrops asper are ranked among the world’s deadliest snakes.

Asian Pit Viper – Asia Continent

Asian-Pit- viper

The venomous pit viper found throughout the Asia Continent and the Pacific Islands, some time known as Asian lance-headed viper. Its arboreal species of vipers typically green but some species also have yellow,orange and black colour.

Common Adder – Europe


A small but most venomous viper snake,very common throughout much of Europe. European Adder or common adder can be found on different habitat and feeds on small mammals and birds.

Jararacussu – South America

The Bothrops jararacussu is endemic species of Poisonous pit viper found in Brazil,Argentina and Paraguay. Jararacussu is a heavily-built pit viper and one of the most dreaded snakes of Brazil.

Eastern Green Mamba – Southern Africa


Eastern green mamba is highly venomous snake of southern Africa found near the coast stretching. The arboreal species of mamba is a a medium to large sized snake of the family Elapidae.

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