A venomous paradox: how deadly are Australia’s snakes?

Ronelle Welton, University of Melbourne; Peter Hobbins, University of Sydney

For over a century Australia’s venomous snakes have been counted amongst the world’s deadliest, yet human fatalities remain strikingly rare. How did our snakes develop such a fearsome reputation?

https://theconversation.com/a-venomous-paradox-how-deadly-are-australias-snakes-79433?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=The%20Weekend%20Conversation%20-%2076816055&utm_content=The%20Weekend%20Conversation%20-%2076816055+CID_623ee78441fdc89edc3a627f894abd74&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=A%20venomous%20paradox%20how%20deadly%20are%20Australias%20snakes

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