Top 11 Most Poisonous Venomous Deadliest Snakes

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Black mamba Snake
The adult black mamba's back skin colour is olive, brownish, gray, or sometimes khaki. A young snake is lighter, but not light enough to be confused with the different species of green mamba. Its underbody is cream-coloured, sometimes blended with green or yellow.[5] Dark spots or blotches may speckle the back half of the body, and some individuals have alternating dark and light scales near the posterior, giving the impression of lateral bars.[12] The inside of the mouth is dark blue to inky black. The head is large but narrow and elongated, with the shape of a coffin.[13][14] It is a proteroglyphous snake, meaning it has immovable, fixed fangs at the front of the maxilla. The eyes are dark brown to black, with a silvery-white to yellow edge on the pupils.[14] These snakes are strong but slender in body: adult specimens are 2.5 to 3 m (8.2 to 9.8 ft) in length on average,[6][15] but specimens measuring 3.1 to 3.75 m (10 to 12.3 ft) are relatively common, and some specimens have reached lengths of 4.3 to 4.5 m (14 to 15 ft).[14][15] The longest scientifically measured, wild-caught black mamba recorded was 4.48 metres (14.7 ft) long, found in Zimbabwe.[16][17] Adult black mambas' slender but powerful body can typically weigh from 1.6 to 3.1 kg (3.5 to 6.8 lb).[6][18] There is no real sexual dimorphism, and both male and female snakes of this species have a similar appearance and tend to be similar in size.[19] The species is the second-longest venomous snake in the world, exceeded in length only by the king cobra.[14] Information regarding the lifespan of snakes in the wild is sparse; the longest recorded lifespan of a captive black mamba is 14 years, but actual maximum lifespans could be much greater.[6][20] As they age, their colouration tends to get darker.[12]


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