Taipans usually avoid confrontation, but they will strike fast and fiercely when cornered. Multiple bites, each bite will deliver a venom dosage that is usually lethal without antivenin-treatment. Horses had died within 5 minutes after a bite.
Taipan snakes are large, agile and highly venomous snakes endemic to Australasia. They mainly hunt rats and bandicoots. Temperament varies between the different species.
Oxyuranus temporalis ENGLISH
Central Ranges Taipan, Western Desert Taipan, SPANISH
Taipán De Distribución Central ref