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Taipan - description
Taipan is a family of snakes from the Coral family. His representatives are large, violent poisonous snakes, one of the world's poorest and most dangerous snakes. At present, we recognize three types of taipan. The severity of bruising results is close to one hundred percent; however, there is a highly effective serum that gives a high chance of rescue when applied in a timely manner.
His banging can kill a man within an hour.
The main ingredient of the taipan poison is neurotoxins that cause muscle weakness and consequent suffocation of the victim. Mostly, however, the taipans are not aggressive, attacking only in need, cornering or attacking. When attacking, the snake often bites more than once. Taipan the Great has so much poison that it could kill up to 100 people.
Taipan hunts usually during the day, but in very warm weather, he hunts at night. His prey is mice and rats, so they attract barns, farms and other human dwellings.
Large Taipan occurs only in Australia and the islands of New Guinea. Also in the two Indonesian provinces and on the west side of Papua New Guinea. As for its occurrence in Australia, it searches mainly for the northern, eastern and northeastern parts. It mostly lives within a hundred-kilometer distance from the beaches and the coast. In areas where there are taipans, the temperature should not drop below 20 ° C in winter.
Taipan the Great is a relatively large type of snake, one of the largest in Australia. Adult individuals of the taipan large reach a total size around 1,2 m. Elderly individuals may have between 1,5 and 2,0 m. Other species of taipans reach similar sizes, but their average body length is about 1,8 m. The weight of an almost two-meter individual is about 3 kg. According to the Queensland Museum, the longest taipana individual measured by 2,9 has weighed 6,5 kg.
Although it may seem like a big taipan very similar to mammoth black, there are some differences in morphology and behavior. First of all, he has a slimmer yet more robust body. It also has a significantly lighter head. The color of the rest of the body varies, from olive green to black, and there are also orange or pink spots. In summer, their colors fade, on the contrary, they become darker in the winter. Eyes are round, light brown to hazel color.