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Red-bellied Black Snake

Pseudechis porphyriacus

Description:

A common black snake found in many parts of Australia. It's narrow head and red underside make it easy to identify.

Habitat:

Along the Eastern coast of Australia

Notes:

The name pretty much says it all. We have these in our back yard. As they are quite shy, and seldom aggressive, they are welcome as long as they stay outside!

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5 Comments

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 2 years ago

Cool photo, I like it

MartinL
MartinL 2 years ago

Thank you Steve. What book are you reading?

Steve A
Steve A 2 years ago

@ martin - added to the new mission as requested!

MartinL
MartinL 2 years ago

I'd love for you to add this pic to the reptile and amphibian mission. http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8196...

Argy Bee
Argy Bee 2 years ago

Nice head. Thanks.

Nowra, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -34.84, Long: 150.54

Spotted on Sep 21, 2009
Submitted on Jun 22, 2011

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