We all know how dangerous snakes are. But in the last few years, like other animals, due to their beauty or because of the medicines made from the poison of these snakes, the hunting of snakes has also increased.
If these magnificent creeping creatures are not saved for a few years to come. So like dinosaurs, the stories of snakes will also be found only in books. In this article, we will talk about the 10 rarest snakes in the world. Maybe you have seen any of these snakes, then believe me you are very lucky.
List Of Rarest Snakes in the World
#1. Dragon Snake
Dragon snakes found in South East Asia are as strange as they are rare. This is because the skin of these gray-colored snakes is very different from the rest of the snakes. There are thorns on the skin above them. Just like a crocodile. This is what makes these rare snakes special. These snakes like to eat small insects as well as frogs and fish in food.
Dragon snakes are often found only in areas near water, which can be 24 to 30 inches in length. By the way, apart from hunting, these snakes do not harm anyone, but often these snakes are hunted because their price in the market is $33720 (30 lakh rupees).
Now it is a simple matter when a snake is beautiful and also not poisonous. On top of that it is also rare, so everyone would like to keep it to themselves. This is the reason that their number is continuously decreasing.
#2. Albany Adder Snake
If we talk about the world’s most poisonous snakes, then the name of Albany Adder Snake will probably be kept on 1st no. These snakes can kill humans very quickly with their poison, but these snakes found in Africa are very rare.
By the way, Albany Adder is also different from other snakes because they often attack their prey by hiding. For they hide in the bushes as well as in the bird’s nest. And adapts himself completely according to the environment. As soon as they reach close to the prey. Immediately attack them and swallow them.
In terms of food, Albany Adder likes to eat small reptiles. But if you try to harm these snakes, you can also become a victim of their poison.
#3. White Snake
If we talk about the world’s most beautiful snakes, then this White Snake will probably be kept at the top. This snake found in Australia is very rare, the biggest reason for this is its beauty. By the way, the beauty of these snakes is also a curse for them because as soon as any animal or human sees these beautiful snakes, they immediately attack them.
White Snakes with a longevity of 40 years often do not live their full life. Although these snakes are also very poisonous, they bite only when someone tries to tease them or hunt them. These snakes like to eat small insects along with fish and frogs. Their length can be up to 1.3 meters only.
The red-colored eyes add to the beauty of this snake. Although this snake may be completely white, at the time when it is born, it is colorful. But after growing up, they turn completely white. This snake is so rare that out of a million humans, only one person can see it.
#4. Paradise Flying Snake
Along with Asia, the paradise flying snake found in areas like Indonesia and southern Thailand is very rare and equally unique, perhaps you would have guessed from the name of this snake that these snakes fly. But it is not so because these snakes can jump up to 10 meters from one tree to another in search of prey. That’s why sometimes seeing these snakes it seems that they are snake flying, but in reality, it is not so.
By the way, this paradise-flying snake takes such long jumps only in search of food. By reaching close to their prey, these snakes attack them. If we talk about their food, then apart from frogs, they also like to eat lizards. Although these snakes are not poisonous. By the way, the less dangerous their poison is, the less their length, which grows only up to 4 feet.
#5. Horned Desert Viper
Horned desert vipers have two horn-like projections near their eyes and these snakes live in desert areas. For this reason, it got its name. The color of this snake living in the desert is also somewhat like sand and brown in color and because of its color, it often attacks its prey by putting itself in the sand ie according to the environment.
By the way, the color of the horned desert viper helps to protect it from other animals and humans. Because of this quality, this snake is unique and rare from other snakes. The length of most snakes in this species remains around 2 feet.
If we talk about the food of this special kind of snake, then these lizards like to eat small insects along with rats. This fast-moving snake mostly likes to walk diagonally to make its grip on the sand.
#6. Three-Eyed Snake
Any person who has an interest in snakes knows very well that many different species of snakes are found in Australia as compared to other countries, but this time the snake found is very different. It was rare because this python had three eyes and this snake was only three months old.
However, when this three-eyed snake was found, a few days later, this snake died due to hunger. Actually, this snake was not able to eat food, due to which this rare snake died.
By the way, let us tell you that apart from this unique python with a length of 40 cm, no three-eyed python has been found to date. This three-eyed snake was not only rare, but after its death, it also left many secrets.
#7. Spiny Bush Viper
The beautiful-looking Spiny bush viper is most rare snake and looks like a dragon. Their color can be Red, Orange, Blue, Grey, Brown, and Black. These colorful snakes often come out to hunt in the dark during the night. They often like to eat lizards and frogs as well as small insects in food.
But don’t be fooled by the beauty of these colorful snakes. Because if they bite you, then you can also die because as soon as these Spiny bush viper bites, internal bleeding will start in your body and then slowly within a few hours, if you do not get the right treatment, it is certain to die.
These snakes found in Africa can grow up to 18 to 30 inches. If we talk about the age of these snakes, then these snakes can live for about 12 years.
#8. Spider-tailed Horned Viper
Have you seen any snake whose tail looks like a spider? These snakes are very rare. The way a hunter lays a trap to trap his prey, in the same way, the Gray and Brown colored spider-tailed horned viper also uses his spider-like tail to trap the prey.
These snakes only move their tail without moving their whole body, due to which the hunter mistaking this snake for a spider gets pulled towards it to eat it and becomes the victim of this snake.
It means that the rare this snake is, the rare the method of attacking this snake. By the way, spider-tailed horned viper likes to eat birds and frogs. Found in the mountainous areas of Western Iran, this snake can grow up to 531 millimeters.
#9. Malagasy Leaf-nosed Snake
Found in Madagascar, the Malagasy Leaf-nosed Snake’s snout looks like a leaf, which is why it got its name. The strange these snakes are in appearance, the rarer they are. If we talk about the color of these snakes, then they are often found only in green, yellow and brown.
Apart from being rare, the food of this snake is also very strange. Because they like chameleons in food. Unlike other animals, these snakes adapt very easily to dry as well as rainy season environments. By the way, like all other snakes, this rarest snake also does not miss to kill its prey or attack when trouble comes.
Malagasy Leaf-nosed snakes hide among the green leaves of trees to avoid predatory animals. The poison of this snake is not very strong. However, you will definitely have to bear the pain of their bite. These rare snakes can grow up to 1.2 meters. We can say that this snake living in a green environment is also green.
#10. Double-Headed Snake
In the last, the name of the double-headed snake comes in the list of the world’s rarest snakes. These snakes with two heads are unique and rare. Along with small insects, they also like to eat rats.
If you give anything to this snake to eat. Both their heads will eat food separately, but the thing to note is that when one head of the snake eats its share of food, the other head tries to snatch the food. Due to this, both heads fight with each other. As strange as it sounds, it is also more fun.
By the way, these snakes are found in many colors, including colors like green, white, orange, and yellow. These tiny-looking snakes can live up to 20 years. Have you ever seen these two-headed snakes?
So these were the 10 rarest snakes in the world, which of these snakes did you find the most unique, and which of these snakes have you seen so far, definitely tell us in the comments.
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