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Related to Russel's Viper: king cobra, black mamba


n.1.(Zool.) A large and highly venomous Asiatic viper (Daboia xanthica).
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DISCUSSION: Indian poisonous snakes belong to the elapid family of the cobra and krait and the viperid family of the Russel's viper and the saw scaled viper.
India is home to around thirteen poisonous varieties of snakes and the most dangerous among them are the cobra, the Russel's viper, the saw-scaled viper, the krait and the hump-nosed pit viper.
Seven snakes in Sri Lanka are said to be as "deadly poisonous" including the cobra, the Sri Lankan krait, the Indian krait, the Russel's viper, the saw-scaled viper, the hump-nosed viper and the green-pit viper.