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Yellow-faced Whip Snake

Demansia psammophis


A slender and fast snake, grey/blue to light olive in colour, large dark eyes, black thin band from nostril to nostril, pale yellow eye ring and much of that is lined with black, reddish tint of colour on head, down spine and tail. Adults particularly males can grow up to 1m. Frogs are its preferred diet.


Found throughout much of Australia in forests, gardens, near garden pools especially, naturally near areas where frogs congregate.

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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 11, 2012
Submitted on Dec 11, 2013

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