Let us have a look at Top 10 most venomous snakes. The table gives the top 10 species in order, their LD50 & their distribution. The lower this number (LD50 ), the less venom is required to cause death thus making the snake more deadly.
|2||Eastern brown snake||0.053||Australia|
|5||Black tiger snake||0.131||Australia|
|6||Beaked sea snake||0.164||Australia|
|7||Black tiger snake (Chappell Island ssp.)||0.194 - 0.338||Australia|
|10||Spotted brown snake||0.360 (in bovine serum albumin)||Australia|
*LD50: mg/kg in saline by subcutaneous injection in mice.
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