blue snake australia


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This species grows to an average length of 30 cm. It is olive-brown to almost black in colour, with light, sometimes speckled sides, a pale belly and a dark line down the middle of the tail.

The Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers, who relocated the snake after it was discovered, said in a Facebook post that the family was "very lucky they saw him before anyone decided to move the pile of clothes".

The eastern brown snake varies widely in colour from light tan to almost black.


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When disturbed, the black whip snake expands its body revealing a distinct pattern of black spots and white dashes. It feeds on reptiles, mammals and birds, and attracts prey by using the tail as a lure. Editor : Enamul Hoque Chowdhury A Sunshine Coast family discovered the world's second-most venomous snake hiding in their laundry pile yesterday afternoon.

It grows up to 40 cm in length. Pale-headed snake  Photo: Queensland Government. Click on a State to access a list of the snake species found in any region throughout Australia. Warning: Venomous (rear-franged). This is Australia's largest snake. Water pythons, like most other python species in Queensland, use heat-sensing pits situated on the lower jaw to locate their prey. They are mainly active at night, feeding on mammals, reptiles, birds and frogs.

Many social media users agreed that the snake was uncommonly pretty, but cautioned others to stay away from it. The venom injected by these snakes is used to immobilise or kill prey - sometimes a combination of toxic venom and constriction is used.

It grows up to 35 cm. During the day they can be found buried in sand, soil or leaves, often at the base of a tree. On Reddit, it has been viewed more than 2.2 million times.

The skin is loose and covered in fine, pointed scales giving it the appearance and texture of a file. Its venom is unknown but the snake is not thought to be dangerous. 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White-lipped pit vipers are viviparous.

The scales on top of the head are granular (there are no large head shields between the eyes).

There aren't many blue snakes in the world, and their rare colouring makes them objects of fascination. The head is rectangular ('coffin-shaped') with a distinct neck. They eat small prey including frogs, lizards, birds and rodents.

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