Top 5 Poisonous Snakes in India – Bharat ke Jahrile Saanp

There are 270 plus species of snakes in India, out of which about 60 are highly poisonous-venomous. भारत में चार सबसे जहरीले सांप हैं, जिन्हें बिग फोर नाम से जाना जाता है। The big four dangerous snakes of India includes Indian Cobra, Krait, Russell’s viper and Saw-scaled viper.

Indian Cobra – नाग सांप ! गेहुअन सांप


Indian cobras गेहुअन सांप are found in many habitats but generally prefer open forest edges, fields, and the areas around villages, The गेहुँअन नाग ! अंग्रेजी कोबरा Naja Naja feeds on rodents, lizards, and frogs.

Indian Krait – करैत


The Bungarus, commonly referred as Krait is most dangerous and highly venomous snake in India, listed as one of the deadliest snakes of the world. There are many species of Krait snake found in India such as common Krait, Black Krait and अहिराज सांप ! धारीदार करैत Yellow banded krait are common.

Russell’s Viper – डबोइया


One of the big four snake member and most dangerous snakes of India mostly in jungle, paddy field and large tree shades. The dark brown, or brownish-gray deadly snake feeds on Rodents, lizards & small birds.

Saw-scaled Viperसॉ-स्केल्ड वाइपर


Indian saw-scaled viper is a small viper from one of the eight species of small viper venomous snakes family. The saw scaled viper is famous for being one of the most dangerous snakes.

Pit Viper – Pit Viper Found in India


The venomous pit vipers species includes hump-nosed pit viper,Mangrove pit viper and Malabar Pit Viper. Russell’s Viper and Saw-scaled Viper are two most venomous vipers species found in India.

Every year 20,000 people die due to venomous snake bites in India, Other facts about snakes of India are – King cobra is the most poisonous snakes in India and krait is the most deadly and dangerous snake of India.

King Cobra – The God Father


The largest and powerful snakes mostly found in Western and Eastern ghats and also in Corbett. The King Cobra does not harm human until human make him to bite.

The Indian python is highly arboreal snake and the largest species of snake, commonly found throughout the jungles of India. Rat snake local known as dhamana is a commonly found and non-venomous snake in India, It is one of the fastest snake.

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