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Most Venomous Largest Snakes Most Dangerous Snakes Worlds Most Venomous, Longest fangs

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Published on Mar 6, 2010

The Gaboon viper, Bitis gabonica, is a venomous viper species. It is not only the largest member of the genus Bitis but also the world's heaviest viperid and it has the longest fangs and the highest venom yield of any venomous snake.

One individual was 81 inches long and one weighed 19 lbs. It is distinctive because it has a pair of horns between the raised nostrils. The eyes are large and can move. Common names include gaboon viper, butterfly adder, forest puff adder, swampjack.

Shown also is the Worlds largest exhibited snake, Fluffy, and an Australian scrub python, Amethystine python, which can grow to 28 feet long. They are good swimmers and climbers. These are very aggressive, dangerous snakes, which are very active. Video shows them striking and engulfing prey and striking each other. It is called Amethystine because in direct sunlight, it displays an Amethyst coloured shine

Fluffy, is a reticulated python, Python reticulates. She is considered the world's largest exhibited snake. Fluffy is over 24 feet long, 300 pounds, and 15 years old. Fluffy's waist is the size of a watermelon. She is about to undergo a seasonal growth spurt and may soon be longer and heavier. Fluffy is a sweet snake with a wonderful disposition.

The 2011 Guinness World Records book shows Fluffy the reticulated python from Columbus Zoo, Ohio, as the longest snake in custody, at 24ft (7.3m).

Fluffy is also shown in the worlds largest indoor elephant exhibit.

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