Which Are The Top 10 Biggest Snakes in The World?

As seen in many movies there are huge snakes which are massive and some are even deadly. Snakes are almost everywhere except in Iceland, New Zealand, Greenland, Ireland, and Antarctica. All snakes are cold-blooded. Snakes are found not only on the land but also in the sea and oceans. Sea snakes one of the poisonous snakes too. Let us know which are the top 10 largest snakes in the world below.

Which Are The Top 10 Largest Snakes In The World?

Following is the list of the top 10 biggest snakes in the world:

1. Titanoboa (Titanoboa cerrejoensis)

  • The largest snake discovered ever is Titanoboa. The fossils of the snake were found in Columbia. This is the biggest snake in the world.

  • Estimated size – 12 to 15 m (39ft – 49ft), weight – 1000 to 1140 kg

2. Reticulated Python (Python reticulatus)

  • The longest snake in the world and is found in South-East Asia.

  • Are non-venomous snakes.

  • Currently, the longest one in the world is Medusa. Medusa is nine years old and can live for 21 years.

  • Size – 10 m (32.81 ft), 160 kg.

  • Eats mammals and birds


3. Amethystine Python (Morelia amethistina)

  • It is also known as the scrub python and is found in Indonesia, Australia, and Papua New Guinea. 

  • One of the popular snakes among reptile lovers because of the size and coloration.

  • Size – 8.5 m (27.9 ft)

  • Eats bats, rodents, birds, and small mammals.


4. Green Anaconda (Eunectes murinus)


5. African Rock Python (Python sebae)


6. Burmese Python (Python bivittatus)

  • Found in South-East Asia and is a non-venomous constrictor.

  • Very popular snake especially among the snake breeders. 

  • It is an excellent swimmer.

  • Size – 5.74 m (18.7 ft)


7. King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)

  • This is the longest venomous snake in the world is found in Asia (mostly India).

  • The most dangerous fearsome snake and is a deadly snake. A person would die within 15 minutes after getting bitten by a King Cobra.

  • Size – 5.7 m (18.7 ft)

  • Extremely aggressive species.


8. Boa Constrictor

  • The most popular snake with beautiful colour. Not dangerous to humans and often grown in homes.

  • Exists in South and Central America.

  • Size – 430 cm (14.11 ft)

  • Eats rats, mice, bats, and lizards.


9. Black Mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis)

  • Largest venomous snake in Africa and the fastest snake in the world.

  • It is the most aggressive snake and it attacks very often without any reason.

  • Has a highly toxic venom. 

  • It is the second-longest venomous snake in the world. 

  • Size – 430 cm (14.11 ft)

  • Eats small bats, mammals, and birds like feeder chicks.


10. Olive Python (Liasis olivaceus)

  • Largest Snake in Australia.

  • Non-venomous constrictors.

  • Size – 400 cm (13 ft)

  • Eats small birds, reptiles, and mammals.

  • The olive green coloration is the reason for the name Olive Python.


Which Are The Most Deadly Snakes In The World?

Following is the list of the most deadly snakes in the world:

1. Inland Taipan

2. Coastal Taipan

3. The King Cobra

4. The Banded Krait

5. The saw-scaled viper

6. The eastern tiger snake

7. The boomslang

8. Okinawa habu

9.black-mouthed Mamba

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