By Josie  May 17th, 2023

The Lethal

Black Mamba Bite

The black mamba is one of the most feared and venomous snakes in Africa and beyond.

Let's uncover the details about their deadly bite!

These snakes are named for the color of their skin, which is a dark brown or grayish-black hue.

They also have large, black eyes that give them excellent night vision and a long and forked tongue that they use to sense their environment and hunt for prey.

These creatures are native to sub-Saharan Africa and thrive in savannas, forests, rocky terrain, and near bodies of water.


Black Mambas are solitary hunters that prey on various animals, including small mammals, birds, and reptiles.

Diet and Behavior

These snakes have some of the most potent poisons of any snake in the world, and their bite can be deadly if left untreated.


- Neurotoxins - Cardiotoxins - Myotoxins

.. so what's in their venom?

1. Severe pain 2. Swelling and bruising around the bite mark 3. Nausea and vomiting 4. Difficulty breathing and shortness of breath 5. Blurred vision and dizziness

Symptoms of a Black Mamba Bite

The venom can continue to wreak havoc on the body for days, weeks, or even months, causing severe tissue damage and even leading to the loss of limbs.

- Antivenom - Pain Relief  - Oxygen Therapy - Intravenous Fluids

Treatments for a Black Mamba Bite

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