Does Chile have poisonous animals?

Chile has very few dangerous animals within its borders. There are no poisonous snakes, and the only large cat, the cougar, has no real history of attacking people. So the most dangerous animals in the country are the venomous spiders.

What snakes are in Chile?

The Native Reptiles Of Chile

Native Reptiles of Chile Scientific Name
Atacama Lava Lizard Microlophus atacamensis
Chilean Long-tailed Snake Philodryas chamissonis
Coquimbo Marked Gecko Homonota penai
Dwarf Tegu Callopistes maculatus

Does Chile have alligators?

The other animals that you can’t see in Chile are raccoons. … Now, when we look at a wider spectrum and we consider animals across the United States that we don’t have in Chile, the list becomes much, much larger. Just to name a few we have: moose, bison, coyotes, buffalo and alligators.

Are there poisonous snakes in Chile?

Chile has very few dangerous animals within its borders. There are no poisonous snakes, and the only large cat, the cougar, has no real history of attacking people. So the most dangerous animals in the country are the venomous spiders.

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