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Unknown spotting

Description:

Not sure what type of snake this is, spotted it while out for a walk a couple of weeks ago




No species ID suggestions

8 Comments

DarrenC
DarrenC 4 years ago

Thanks MartinL

MartinL
MartinL 4 years ago

This looks very much like a copperhead to me.
Yet blacks and Browns cannot be excluded.
It has been a good season for snakes (meaning prolific) but they sure are hard to photograph.

DarrenC
DarrenC 4 years ago

i really dont know JeffreyMartin, i have had a friend tell me a copperhead, another say a brown snake and another say its a black snake, so i have no idea

JeffreyMartin
JeffreyMartin 4 years ago

Could it be an Australian Copperhead?

DarrenC
DarrenC 4 years ago

Probably 1.5m , so big enough

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

So not a daily occurrence then (sort of phew!). Looks like largeish scales? Maybe an un-patterned tiger? Nice find anyway. How long was it?

DarrenC
DarrenC 4 years ago

I have lived in the hills for about 25 years and it's the first one I have come across Mark, just annoyed I didn't get a better photo

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Hmm.. we've been walking around those streets for 18 years now and haven't seen a snake. There's still hope then ! :)

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.91, Long: 145.33

Spotted on Apr 3, 2014
Submitted on Apr 22, 2014

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