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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

King Cobra
19
16%
Sea Taipan
14
12%
Land Taipan
29
25%
Death adder
4
3%
Black Mamba
43
36%
Viper
7
6%
Pygmee
0
No votes
Diamond Back
2
2%
 
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Postby MrMistery » Wed Nov 23, 2005 7:41 pm

lol... i guess it would depend on the question: "Dangerous to who?". If you say to the human society, you might be right...
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Postby shanec14 » Wed Nov 23, 2005 8:34 pm

I think its the diamond back rattler. because its venom will start to decay the meat it touches almost instantly. so even if you don't die right then you still have this big chunk of meat that is slowly rotting away while you are still alive. :!:
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Postby MrMistery » Thu Nov 24, 2005 7:43 pm

Ok, that is disturbing...
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Postby victor » Fri Nov 25, 2005 1:29 pm

Ok...from the type of venom aspect...we got 2 types of toxins in venom which are hemotoxins and neurotoxin. if both of them are subjected to human, which one will cause the 'fast & furious' death?? :lol:
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Postby sowolf » Sat Dec 03, 2005 6:50 am

for humans, probably not , but...snakes do help when it comes to pest control, particularly rodents, they eat all those kinds of things.
Perhaps if the snake's population goes down, the rodent population will go up.
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Postby victor » Sat Dec 03, 2005 2:13 pm

Yup, it follows the food chain...I like the food chain.. :D
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Postby Terry K. » Mon Dec 05, 2005 9:14 pm

the food chain yes, but if you want to go more technical yet, you could essentially call it fluctuations of species levels. If there are many snakes, there are few rodents. Because there are few rodents, snakes will die off. Now there is low snake levels and low rodent levels, and becuase there are low snake levels, the rodent population soars again. Eventually, the snakes will also soar, which will make the rodent populaiton decline fast agian. It's an endless work of nature. Don't you love it?
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Postby amoebapower » Mon Dec 05, 2005 9:36 pm

the coral snake is pretty poisonous, but there is a different snake that is not poisonous that looks exactly like it . there's an old saying that goes red on yellow, kills a fellow, red on black, venom lack
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Postby victor » Wed Dec 07, 2005 1:37 pm

Hey, just wanna let know..

fierce snake = inland tipan

I wrote this ecause I think that someone in the previous post wrote that the most poisonous snake is fierece snake..well, after gohome from wikipedia, I found that both of them are just the same. :D
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Postby klomp123 » Sat Dec 10, 2005 9:50 pm

amoebapower wrote:the coral snake is pretty poisonous, but there is a different snake that is not poisonous that looks exactly like it . there's an old saying that goes red on yellow, kills a fellow, red on black, venom lack

the other snake is the King snake
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Postby apocalyptism » Sat Dec 24, 2005 9:57 am

Hi! No the world's most poisonous snake is not the mamba, though its the world's fastest snake. Its the Australian small scale snake. One drop of venom kills 217000 mice. Wow!
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Postby victor » Sat Dec 24, 2005 11:29 am

That's what I mean by Inland Taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus)..
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