Widely known as the venomous snake on Indiana Jones. The King Cobra is in fact the longest venomous snake in the world. However there are sub species of the cobra, but the king is the largest and grow over 18 feet long and weigh around 20 pounds. continue
Most rattlesnake bites contain hemotoxic elements which damage tissue and affect the circulatory system by destroying blood cells, skin tissues and causing internal hemorrhaging. Rattlesnake venom also contains neurotoxic components which immobilize the nervous system, affecting the victim’s breathing, sometimes stopping it. Most rattlesnakes have venom composed primarily of hemotoxic properties.
The Garter Snake is one of the most well known. They often have very bright colors that make them attractive. They do have venom but they don’t bite humans very often at all. The toxin they do release is harmless though and they give off only a tiny bit of it when they do release it. Even though the Garter Snake has very sharp teeth, they aren’t dangerous. They do look mean in some ways though which is why people like to keep them as pets. continue
One of the larger species of snakes in the world is the Burmese Python. It is ranked as the #6 largest of all snakes in the world. It is used all over the world for their skins and so they are frequently hunted in the wild. They are also kept as snakes by those that enjoy exotic creatures. They don’t have venom but that doesn’t mean a bite won’t hurt. continue
It is also considered to be one of the deadliest. It features a very powerful venom and that has many people running scared from it. They are fast moving snakes and they are know to be aggressive and strike in a moments notice.It is possible for this snake to be about 14 feet in length. However, it is quite thin with an overall size of about 3 ½ pounds. In spite of being so thin though they are very strong. This is also a very fast moving type of snake so don’t underestimate what you are dealing with. continue
Rattlesnake are poisonous snakes that belong to the pit viper group and are recognized by the distinctive rattle on the end of their tail. Most species of rattlers have hemotoxic venom that attacks tissues and destroys them. continue