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Though species like the boomslang or the king cobra are dangerous thanks to their respective poisons, the black mamba is especially deadly due to its speed.
The venom of the green mamba — one the most dangerous snakes in Africa — might one day help to treat people who have a genetic disorder that affects the kidneys, according to a new study conducted in mice.
Green mamba bites may cause dizziness, nausea and irregular heartbeat , and can be fatal.
Without antivenom, a bite from a black mamba snake is usually lethal.
If an attacker does not back down, the black mamba will strike it over and over, injecting a plethora of potent neurotoxins each time.
A golfer in South Africa stopped in the middle of a game to film two black mamba snakes entwined in a fierce battle over a female on the green.
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First Known Use: 1839See Words from the same year
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