>>>Patrocinadores

1. Sea snake (Hydrophis melanocephalus).

It lives in tropical Indian and western Pacific, with a maximum size of about 3 m, not aggressive unless it causes, its bite causes a dose of 10-15 mg of venom, and is only 1.5 mg lethal to an adult human, its venom is a neurotoxin that paralyzes the muscles giving result in cardiac arrest, exist antidote.

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2. Taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus)

Originally from Australia but also in New Guinea there, Snake 2.5 to 3 m, its venom is so powerful that can kill a human in minutes, inject more venom from 45 to 100 mg, there is an antidote

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3. Black Mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis)

Located mainly in Africa, maximum length of 4.5 m, its name comes from the black color of the inside of your mouth, is one of the fastest snakes in the world with a speed of between 16 and 20 km / h, its bite injects 100 mg of toxin, being mortal and 10 mg for an adult human, the poison works by paralyzing the muscles of the victim, giving a result of cardiac arrest, exist antidote

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4. Krait (Bungarus)

It is found in India and Southeast Asia, have a maximum length of 2 m, its bite causes it to block transmitter release, leading to a brief paralysis, then comes a period of cramps, spasms and convulsions, which ends in one cardiorespiratory arrest, the maximum time to be treated with the antidote is 6 to 12 hours.

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5. King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)

Lives mainly live in the Philippines, Malaysia, southern China, Burma, India, Thailand and the Malay Peninsula. It is the longest venomous snake in the world, reaching from 4 to 5.5 m. You can reach 7ml of venom injected, the toxins start attacking the central nervous system of the victim. Symptoms may include pain, blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness and paralysis. Poisoning progresses to cardiovascular collapse. Death is due to respiratory failure, exist  antidote.

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