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A taipan

A taipan is a snake of the genus Oxyuranus. They are large, fast-moving, highly venomous snakes in the elapid family.

Taipans are endemic to Australasia. There are three species, one of which, the coastal taipan, has two subspecies. It is one of the deadliest known snakes.

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