The inland taipan is one of the most venomous snakes, according to the Journal meaning just a bit of its venom can kill prey.
You could be bitten multiple times before becoming aware of the coastal taipan, thanks to its incredible speed.
The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is the world's longest venomous snake, measuring up to 18 feet.
The banded krait (Bungarus fasciatus) is a slow mover during the day and is much more likely to bite after dark.
The saw-scaled viper is the smallest member of the "Big Four" in India — along with Russell's viper.
Sri Lanka, where this nocturnal viper likes to rest in paddy fields, causes high mortality among paddy farmers during harvest time.
Native to the mountains of southeast Australia, the eastern tiger snake is named for the yellow and black bands on its body,
The boomslang, which can be found throughout Africa but lives primarily in Swaziland, Botswana, and Namibia.
These pit vipers, live in Central and South America and are between 3.9 and 8.2 feet long and weigh up to 13 pounds.
Africa's deadliest snake, the black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis) can kill a person with just two drops of venom.