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Top 5 most poisonous animals in the world

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The top 5 most dangerous animals in the world could include lions, tigers, and great white sharks but this top 5 list consists of poisonous animals.

Inland Taipam
Inland Taipam Australian Reptile Park

Inland Taipam

The Inland Taipam is one of the the most venomous snakes in Australia. Its venom is so poisonous that a single bite could kill up to 100 humans or more than 200,000 mice. Its venom is 300 times more poisonous than cobra and can kill a human in just 40-50 minutes.

Poison Dart Frog
Poison Dart Frog National Geographic

Poison Dart Frog

The Poison Dart Frog is thought by some to be the most poisonous animal in the world. Its venomous bite could easily cause the death of human despite its small size. It is only 2 inches in size and only 2 micro-grams of its toxic venom is enough to kill 20 humans. Native Americans used to have a very effective use of it venom. They would use the toxic secretion of its venom to poison the tips of their darts and arrows. This is supposedly how they got their name. 

Marbled Cone Snail
Marbled Cone Snail National Geographic

Marbled Cone Snail

This small sail has also made this list of poisonous creatures. Its venom is supposedly so deadly that it could kill at least 20 human with a single drop.  They are normally found in warm waters and if you ever happen across one, don't touch it. There is no known anti-venom for this snail so be very careful if you happen upon one. 

King Cobra
King Cobra Blue Planet Biomes

King Cobra

The King Cobra is a given on this list. A single bite can easily kill a human. Although its venom is less toxic than other poisonous animal, it makes up for it by injecting five times more venom than any other snake in a single bite. Its bite is also capable of killing large animals such elephants.

Sydney Funnel-Web Spider
Sydney Funnel-Web Spider Australian Museum

Sydney Funnel-Web Spider

One of the most venomous creatures in the Australia outback, the Sydney Funnel Web Spider packs quite a powerful punch. This spider is very large and very aggressive, consistently creating the most powerful venom of any spider.  From its fangs, the spider delivers a powerful neurotoxin that will cause extreme pain and is capable of killing a person within 15 minutes.

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