11 Most Poisonous Snakes in India

Are you afraid of snakes? Do you live in a place where you don’t have snakes at all? Then, you are lucky. As for me I live in a place where there aren’t snakes at all, and I consider myself very lucky because I am extremely afraid of snakes. In India there are 270 snake species and 60 of them are venomous. According to reports there are about 94,000 deaths that were caused by snakes in the world. In India this number is 11,000. People usually meat snakes when they work in the fields and many times the snakes attack because of they are frightened. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 11 most poisonous snakes in India.

In order to get the right answer, we collected and compared the data on the toxicity of snake venom, and has consulted sites. As the referential value we used LD50 values that were injected intravenously, because LD50 values differ from the part of the body and different tissues treated by venom, like intramuscular injection, peritoneal injection (when being injected in the abdomen) or subcutaneous injection (injection under the skin). As tropical waters of Indian Ocean surround India, this climate and waters are very favorable for aquatic snakes as well. You can also check out our list of 11 Most Venomous Rattlesnakes in the World.

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