According to several toxicological reports, the toxicity of the Taipan snake ranks first among terrestrial poisonous snakes when injected subcutaneously in mice LD50, and it is an extremely dangerous snake. However, such a dangerous snake, its most feared natural enemy is actually a cat! Get to know a species of snake every day, today let's unravel the mystery of the Taipan snake!
The Taipan snake, also known as the coastal Taipan snake, is strong and poisonous, and the venom released by each bite is enough to kill 100 people!
Australian Taipan Snake
New Guinea Taipan snake
The Taipan snake belongs to the cobra family, mainly distributed in northern Australia and New Guinea, with a body length of about two meters. It inhabits woods and woodlands, feeds on small mammals, is oviparous, and is highly toxic. When attacked, its body arches into an S shape. The attack can be incredibly fast, releasing about 110 milligrams of toxin when bitten, and venom can kill 100 adults and 500,000 mice.
All things live together, and nature also has ecological balance. Even such a powerful viper has a day to be balanced. Its biggest predator is actually the cute cat. Honeypots, mongoosees, etc. are its natural enemies. Because these animals are very agile. Next, let's take a look at the natural enemies of the Taipan snake!
After natural selection and years of evolution, the honeypot can resist the venom of most poisonous snakes, which is also one of the important factors for it to hunt the Taipan snake, and its agility can easily tear the Taipan snake apart.
The reason why cute cats can kill Taipan snakes is mainly due to their strong skills! Originally, there were no wild cats on the Australian plains, but due to the invasion of British colonists, wild cats were brought with them, which is one of the important reasons why they evolved into the Taipan snake!
In addition, the eagle is also one of the natural enemies of the Taipan snake, and the powerful venom of the Taipan snake is nothing to do against the eagle. Whenever the eagle quickly swept down from the sky, its strong feet would firmly grasp the Taipan snake, and when it flew high in the air, it would drop it to death heavily, so as to feast!