King brown snakes, or Mulga snakes, are the most widespread venomous snakes in Australia. Though their venom isn’t known to be fatal to adult humans, it definitely could kill a dog or small child.
Perhaps thanks to his size and weight, Khan made it through the night. An expert believes it’s possible he survived because the snake wasn’t able to inject all of its venom into his paw. Whatever the reason, Catherine was extremely grateful. Photo Credit: Australia Geographic