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Is it known which non-venomous snake can attack most quickly? I guess it is a snake that attacks its opponent by bites, and not some kind of constrictor.

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black mamba (?) – WYSIWYG Jun 4 '14 at 10:59
@WYSIWYG Its venomous. – danijar Jun 4 '14 at 12:07
ohh okay.. I missed it... sorry.. – WYSIWYG Jun 4 '14 at 12:46
up vote 3 down vote accepted

The fastest non venomous snake is arguably the Eastern Coachwhip with a top speed of upto 10 mph (reference). If it feels cornered, it will attack with bites but otherwise, it prefers to flee.

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