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See If Snake Venom Affect Animals Like A Tiger Or Lion

This black mamba was witnessed killing a lion with ease, while most animals would normally stay clear of Africa’s top predator.

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Most venomous snakes in Africa and Asia, including cobras, mambas, and vipers amongst others, are armed with venom so potent it can kill a fully-grown elephant or any large mammal-like lions, tigers, and occasionally humans. Thus said, very few animals are immune to snake venom – these include small critters that feed on venomous serpents, like mongooses and hedgehogs.

Consequently, when bitten by a venomous snake, an animal as large as a lion or a tiger will surely die from the venom. However, some individual cats, like this leopard cub, are agile enough to avoid snake bites, while the cold-blooded serpents, which lack stamina, are defenseless against the felines’ claws and fangs. So, the reptiles would rather choose flight rather than fight.

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