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Scientific Name: 
Oxyuranus microlepidota
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Reptilia
Order: 
Squamata
Family: 
Elapidae
Genus: 
Oxyuranus
Species: 
microlepidota

The Inland Taipan is the world’s most venomous snake. A single bite can contain enough venom to kill almost 200,000 mice.
While cited as the most venomous, the Inland Taipan is far from the most dangerous. This shy serpent is relatively placid and rarely come across in its remote, semi-arid homeland.The Inland Taipan lives in soil cracks on floodplains. It eats small mammals, especially native rats.

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