The Most Dangerous Venomous Snakes: Central and South America

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Mexican West Coast Rattlesnake

Scientific name: Crotalus basiliscus
Family: Vipers
Subfamily: Pit vipers
Genus: Rattlesnakes
Length: Up to 6.71 ft (2.04 m)
Venom: ?

The Mexican West Coast rattlesnake is one of the largest rattlesnakes in the world. Their venom is a mystery, as it still hasn’t been possible to carry out enough research. But one thing’s for sure, they release a whole lot of venom with their long fangs.

Mexican West Coast Rattlesnake Mexican West Coast Rattlesnake - Photo: Bernhard Richter/Shutterstock