What This Snake’s Venom Can Do to Your Blood Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

The Russell viper, or Daboia snake, is one of the deadliest snakes in the world.

This fast and vicious reptile has a triangular head like most venomous snakes, however, the Russell viper venom is extremely toxic. A bite can potentially cause acute kidney failure, which is almost always fatal. The venom also acts as a hemorrhagic toxin and causes bleeding, usually beginning at the gums.

Just a single drop has the power to quickly coagulate the blood. Basically, it turns blood into jello.

Watch the video above to see the Russell viper venom in action. It’s quite scary. I mean, just look at those fangs!