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8. Common Death Adder

The common death adder exudes lethality, even just from its name. Native to, again, Australia, it can deliver the fastest strike among all snakes in Australia. It is more widespread than other venomous snakes on the continent, and its venom can cause paralysis and muscle problems due to its neurotoxicity. Death can occur within six hours after being bitten. The venom yield is about 70mg and it has an LD50 od .5 mg/kg.

Venomous snakes death adder adogslifephoto / Getty Images

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