The dark and dark woodland or forest area of India offers the best natural surroundings for the reptiles. The jungle offers a wide range of territory for snakes. There are more than 270 types of snakes found in India. Out of which around 60 are mostly venomous.

The most four dangerous snakes of India are Cobra, Krait, Russell’s viper, and Saw-scaled viper.


Cobra (Naga)

The Indian cobra, known as “Naga” is one of the most venomous snakes found all through India. Indian cobras are found in numerous living places yet, for the most part lies near forest area, fields, and the zones around villages. Rodents, reptiles, and frogs are the food of Naga.

Indian cobra “The Holy Snake” is related to the lingam the emblem of Lord Shiva and during the ‘Naag-Panchami’ celebration, peoples worship the cobra snake-like some other god.



Krait venom is amazingly neurotoxin and instigates muscle paralysis. Its the bite is deadly to people. There are 12 Species in this group and 5 sub-types of Krait Snakes. Some of them are such as basic krait, united krait, and Indian Krait.

The Bungarus, commonly known as Kraits is the most dangerous venomous snake of India and It is one of the deadliest snakes of the world. The maximum deaths from basic krait per bite are 60. This snake is found in the dense jungle area of India.


Russell’s Viper

The Russell’s snake nearby name Koriwala or Daboia is one of the most venomous snakes found in the entirety of India. After the Krait, Russell’s snake is another big killer snake in India, representing a huge number of deaths every year.

It founds in the big four most dangerous snakes of India, with a normal length of 4 ft. The dark brown colored, or tarnish dark savage snake which feeds from Rodents, reptiles, and little birds.


Saw Scaled Viper

It is a harsh scaled snake with big eyes, more extensive head than the neck, and a stocky body. This snake lives in sand, rock, soft soil, and scrublands. Reptiles, frogs, and kind of arthropods, for example, scorpions, centipedes, and large bugs are the foods of the saw-scaled viper.

The Indian saw-scaled snake is a little snake from one of the eight types of little snake venomous snakes family. The saw-scaled snake is well known for being one of the dangerous snakes anyplace it is found.


The King Cobra

The Great King Cobra is the greatest snake in India, with a normal length of 13-15 ft. The one kind of King cobras can reach up to 18 feet (5.5 meters) long, making them the world’s longest venomous snake. The savage and lithe King cobra natural surroundings rainforest, humid jungle, thick undergrowth, cool marshes, and bamboo groups forested territories.

The biggest and powerful snake having physical features is olive-green, tan, or dark with faint. It has light yellow cross bands down the length of the body. Kerala “The God’s own country” is the home for this King cobra, alongside different reptiles, for example, viper, python, different types of turtles, and crocodiles.


Malabar Pit Viper

The Indian Green Pit Viper is also known tree snake or bamboo snake. This is one of the most well-known of the Pit Vipers family, basically live on arboreal, living in plants, bushes, and bamboos. There is a gathering of snakes that are known as Pit Vipers, These snakes are not just venomous they also have a cool heat-sensing system.

The green snake feed from frogs, lizards, and insects. It develops to a length of 2.5 feet. Another kind of pit viper is the Malabar pit snake which is a highly venomous snake.

This snake mostly founds at the western ghat of India. Another kind of venomous snakes from viper species includes bamboo pit viper, Malabar pit viper, Hump-nosed pit viper, and green tree viper.


Ocean Snakes and Coral Snakes

The united sea krait is known as yellow lipped sea krait. It is one of the highly venomous sea snake found in India. All sea snakes or coral reef snakes are good swimmers and have a venom more powerful than some other land snake species found in the Indian Subcontinent.


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