The most venomous land based snake in the world is found in Australia. It is the Inland Taipan whose single bite contains enough poison to kill 100 humans or over 100000 mice. The Inland Taipan consumes mostly rodents, small mammals and birds. Unlike other venomous snakes that strike with a single accurate bite then retreat while waiting for the prey to die, the Inland Taipan is known to deliver up to eight venomous bites in a single attack. Here is a clip of the one of the bravest men in the world, Austrian Steve Irwin, as he plays with an Inland Taipan. Rest in Peace Steve, you are missed by many. Inland taipans adapt to their environment by changing the color of the skin as the seasons change. They tend to become lighter during summer and darker during the winter allowing the snake to absorb more light in the colder months. While the Inland Taipan is the most poinous snake on land, it is very shy and tends to avoid confrontation when it can. Because of this there have been no reported human deaths by the hand of this venomous creature and the only people that have been bite by the Inland Taipan were snake handlers who had anti-venom ready. World's Most Veomous Poisonous Snake on Land en.wikipedia.org Sound effects obtained from www.freesfx.co.uk Royalty Free Music obtained from http
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