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The world's most dangerous venomous animals are all in Australia

Posted On: Aug 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Some of the world's deadliest animals have venom that's thousands of times more toxic than cyanide and can kill a human in minutes. Brown snakes, funnel web spiders, and the blue-ringed octopuses are among the animals that you do not want to mess with. We spoke with Steve Trim at Venomtech who helped us rank some of the deadliest bites to humans on Earth. The following is a transcript of the video.
You've been bitten! And uh oh, it's venomous! How long have you got?
Well, that depends on a few factors including the potency, dose delivered and speed of distribution. Turns out, not all Venoms act the same way. Here are the animals with the fastest-acting venom on Earth.
First up: spiders.
There are around 40,000 species of spider and most are venomous. But, thankfully, only a handful pose a threat to humans. Including the male Sydney funnel-web spider.
Its venom is 60 times as potent as cyanide and can kill a human in 1-2 hours. The venom attacks the nervous system kicking it into overdrive until - ultimately...

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