Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Tiger Snake

The Tiger snake is an extemely venomous elapid snake, which belongs to the genus Notechis. It inhabits southern Australia territory. The adult Tiger snake is 2 m long and is yellowish brown with dark ring patterns. It has neurotoxic venom and approximately 60% of the people bitten die in matter of hours when they are not treated; they die of cardiorespiratory paralysis.