10 Most Dangerous Snakes Which Should Be Avoided

Garter Snake

This is a small to medium-sized (50 centimeters to 1 meter) slender-built snake, native to Central and North America.  

Horned Viper

The horned viper is found on the Balkans in Europe and in the Middle East. Its name comes from a horn, which the snake has above its mouth. 

Eastern Brown Snake

This snake may be found in eastern and central Australia. It is considered the second most venomous snake in the world, following the Inland Taipan.

Tiger Snake

The tiger snake is native to Australia. It is a relatively large snake, reaching 1.2 meters (3 feet, 11 inches).  


The boomslang are extremely dangerous snakes found in sub-Saharan Africa.  

Saw-scaled viper 

This relatively small snake is found in the dry areas of Africa, the Middle East, India, and Pakistan.    

Indian Cobra

The Indian Cobra, as the name suggests, is native to the Indian subcontinent. It is a moderately sized snake, which is easily distinguished by its impressive hood, which is expanded when the snake feels threatened. 

Black Mamba

The Black Mamba is native to Sub-Saharan Africa, inhabiting the savannah, woodlands, and forests of the area.  


As strange as it may sound, the runner-up in our “most dangerous snakes ranking” is not even poisonous.  

Inland and Coastal Taipan

The Inland Taipan is coined the snake with the most deadly venom on the planet.