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Species Mortality From
1. Taipan nearly 100% unless antivenom administered immediately Australia & New Guinea
2. Black mamba nearly 100% without antivenom Southern & Central Africa
3. Tiger snake very high mortality without antivenom Australia
4. Common Krait up to 50% mortality even with antivenom South Asia
5. Death Adder up to 50% mortality without antivenom Australia
6. Saw-scaled or carpet viper high mortality Africa & Asia
7. Yellow or Cape cobra high mortality Southern Africa
8. Boomslang high mortality Africa
9. Bushmaster high mortality Central & South America
10. Coral snake high mortality North & South America

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