Brown Tree Snake
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Total Length – 2 meters
Found across tropical Australia and down the east coast to Sydney.
A large, nocturnal tree snake with a relatively large head and narrow neck. It often lives around houses and sheds and can be encountered in gardens at night. Sometimes called a Doll’s Eyed Snake due to its large eyes.
It is rear-fanged and will strike when threatened. Its venom is weak and this snake is not normally considered dangerous.
For a detailed description of this species please refer to A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland by Steve K. Wilson