This month, the U.S. celebrates Independence Day—not a holiday for our British friends, to be sure. One holiday that is celebrated universally, apparently, is World Snake Day (July 16). While Australia has a reputation for its poisonous snakes, it has surprisingly few fatalities, compared to other places with fewer venomous varieties. What country has the greatest number of fatal snake bites? Mexico? The Amazon? Africa? This CHARTrunner chart tells the story.