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Venomous Snakes


The 3 most venomous land snakes in the world are the Fierce Snake, the Common Brown and the Taipan.

The largest venomous snake is the King Cobra. Venomous snakes have fangs that inject venom to kill there prey.

Venomous snakes live in a variety of habitats from arid deserts to the ocean. Snakes live on every continent except for Antarctica.

 


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Fierce Snake

Oxyuranus microlepidotus

Native to: Central Australia
Habitat: Dry Plains and Grasslands
Diet: Frogs, Small Mammals
Size: 2m
Reproduction: Eggs


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Common Brown

Pseudechis australis

Native Country(s): Australia
Habitat: Forests and Deserts
Diet: Frogs, Small Mammals
Size: 2m
Reproduction: Live Young


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Taipan

Oxyuranus scutellatus

Native Country(s): Northern Australia and New Guinea
Habitat: Forests and Open Woodlands
Diet: Small Mammals
Size: 2m
Reproduction: Lays Eggs


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King Cobra

Ophiophagus hannah

Native Country(s): Southeast Asia and India
Habitat: Forests
Diet: Other Snakes
Size: 3.6–4 m
Reproduction: Lays Eggs


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Sea Snake

Hydrophis Spiralis

Native Country(s): Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean
Habitat: Water
Diet: Fish, Eels
Size: 120–150 cm
Reproduction: Live Young
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