The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Survival Nation
If there is one snake in the world that deserves is terrifying reputation- it’s the Black Mamba. The bite from this snake can kill just about anything and as you will see in the video below, a lioness become’s one of it’s victims. Even after the lion starts to feel the effects of the snakes venom, the black mamba slithers over to the dying lioness and bites her repeatedly.
According to livescience.com
The black mamba has quite a reputation. It is one of the world’s deadliest snakes. It is the fastest land snake in the world, and “the longest species of venomous snake in Africa and the second longest in the world,” said Sara Viernum, a herpetologist based in Madison, Wisconsin. This snake’s potential danger has been the subject of many African myths and it has been blamed for thousands of human deaths. The black mamba’s reputation ispost was originally published on this site