Special Report

The Deadliest Snake in the World

11. Faint-banded sea snake
> Alternate name: Belcher’s sea snake
> Latin name: Hydrophis belcheri
> Range:(s): Indian and Pacific oceans, from eastern South Africa to western Central America

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10. Tiger snake
> Alternate names: Black tiger snake, mainland tiger snake
> Latin name: Notechis scutatus
> Range:(s): Southern Australia, including Tasmania

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9. Saw-scaled viper
> Alternate names: Indian saw-scaled viper, little Indian viper, Jararee snake, Said Dekhil snake
> Latin name: Echis carinatus
> Range:(s): India, Middle East, Central Asia

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8. Boomslang
> Alternate name: Tree snake
> Latin name: Dispholidus typus
> Range:(s): Sub-Saharan Africa

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7. Banded krait
> Alternate names: Ahiraaj saamp, welang
> Latin name: Bungarus fasciatus
> Range:(s): South and Southeast Asia, southern China

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