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Eastern brown snakes are highly venemous snake found all across eastern Australia. They are responsible for the majority of deaths in Australia by snake bites.They are highly variable in colour. Whilst usually a uniform shade of brown, they can have various patterns including speckles and bands, and range from a very pale fawn colour through to black, including orange, silver, yellow and grey. Juveniles can be banded and have a black head, with a lighter band behind, a black nape, and numerous red-brown spots on the belly
Wide variety of habitats.
Caught this one near our campsite on a recent ecological survey trip.