Paws, wings, the main thing – a tail!
The most venomous snake
Taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus)and the Most terrible of Australian snakes lives in the North-East of the continent, and also occurs in New Guinea. Its length is 3.5 meters. Poisonous teeth, length of nearly 1 cm, bruise the victim by the bite of a solid dose of poison. The number and power of this poison exceeds the poison of all snakes of Australia. The horse from the bite of this snake dies after only a few minutes. Known cases and bites people, which invariably ended with deaths. The force of the poison is such that one bite can kill about 100 adult men or 250,000 mice. The maximum dose in one bite — 100 mg.
The largest snake
Here on the podium two snakes, common Anaconda and reticulated Python. Their length exceeds 10 meters, the biggest Anaconda had a length of 11m 43 cm, but there is evidence that reticulated pythons can reach 12 m in length. Reticulated Python lives in Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Kampuchea, Malasia, Indonesia and some Islands of Oceania.
Anaconda-in the tropical areas of South America and in the South of the island of Trinidad.
The smallest snake
The smallest snake in the world has a length of just 10.1 inch. This is a snake of the species Leptotyphlops carlae. None of the adults of this form does not exceed 10-10,5 inches in length. Snake found in the Caribbean Islands. The scientist who found the tiny reptile, named Blair hedges.
The most deadly snake
The dispute going on between the three species of snakes. King and spectacled Cobra, and a small, about 1.5 meter snake, the krait. All three live somehow in India.
The most harmless snake
It is a completely harmless non-poisonous snake. Its body length is no more than 1.5 m From other snakes that different two large yellow spots, placed on both sides of the head. The snake prefers moist forest, the Pacific rivers, lakes, ponds and swamps.
If you kusile serpent in Moscow and Leningrad regions, we should not mad to run in the direction of the cemetery, this is likely to adder. The bite is quite painful, but rarely fatal, to the doctors all the same it is necessary to contact immediately. Still lives across Europe, and look like this: