Fastest snakes in the world

Black Mamba Found in Africa, the black mamba is one of the fastest snakes, capable of reaching speeds of up to 12.5 miles per hour (20 kilometers per hour) over short distances.

Eastern Brown Snake  Native to Australia, the eastern brown snake is highly venomous and can move at speeds of up to 9 miles per hour (15 kilometers per hour).

Coastal Taipan Also found in Australia, the coastal taipan is one of the fastest snakes, reaching speeds of around 8 miles per hour (13 kilometers per hour).

King Cobra  Native to Southeast Asia, the king cobra is not only the world's longest venomous snake but also capable of reaching speeds of up to 7 miles per hour (11 kilometers per hour).

Black Mamba The black mamba is not only one of the deadliest snakes in the world but also one of the fastest, capable of reaching speeds of up to 12.5 miles per hour (20 kilometers per hour).

Boomslang Found in sub-Saharan Africa, the boomslang is a highly venomous snake known for its remarkable speed and agility.

Western Green Mamba Native to West Africa, the western green mamba is known for its vibrant green coloration and impressive speed, capable of reaching speeds of around 7 miles per hour (11 kilometers per hour).

Black Racer  Found in North and Central America, the black racer is known for its speed and agility, capable of reaching speeds of up to 4 miles per hour (6.4 kilometers per hour).