You will be scared to see them in real but see, they are rare and fierce creatures… They are endangered too so we have listed down 5 rarest and dangerous snake species for you:
1. Wagner’s Viper:
Vipera Wagneri or the ocellated viper found in the mountainous region and it has one most venomous snake found in Iran and eastern Turkey. The snake lives at altitude of over 1,500 metres and also prefers rocky or grassy areas.
2. Round Island Boa
This snake is only found on the round Island, Mauritius and also known as Casarea Dussumieri and it can go upto length of 1.5 metre. These snakes are in captive breeding and also considered as endangered, this will ensure their continual survival.
3. Aruba Island Rattlesnake
The Aruba Island rattlesnake or Crotalus unicolour, is critically endangered species which is inhabited in the Caribbean Island of Aruba, which is located near Venezuela.
4. Orlov’s Viper
Vipera Orlovi is native to Black sea in Russia and where it is endemic to the Caucasus region and it has zig zag patterns all over. With only 100 square meters of natural habitat remaining, Orlov’s Piper is now critically endangered. It is also a venomous snake and a dangerous species too.
5. St. Lucia Racer Snake
Recently, this snake is proclaimed as the rarest snake in the world and it is located in the tiny Island off St. Lucia and it has once healthy population but they were eradicated after invasive predators were introduced. The predators were black rat and mongoose and 1936 they were declared extinct but discovered again in the Maria Major, where they survived due to lack of mongoose, who are responsible for poaching their eggs.