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Coastal Taipan

Oxyuranus scutellatus

Description:

this beautiful creature, grows to about 3m long and has the worlds 3rd most toxic venom of any land snake, his cousin the Inland Taipan has the worlds most toxic venom, both are native to Australia



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11 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Congrats Darren, your snake was one of the stars of our Facebook quiz https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Incredibly handsome snake and great shot too.

DarrenC
DarrenC 8 years ago

thanks for the favorites

DarrenC
DarrenC 8 years ago

thanks for the fave KatieAshton-Mckenzie

DarrenC
DarrenC 8 years ago

thanks hookgv

hookgv
hookgv 8 years ago

Great shot.

DarrenC
DarrenC 8 years ago

thanks IanHanks

DarrenC
DarrenC 8 years ago

thanks for the faves :-)

DarrenC
DarrenC 8 years ago

thank you very much, that was a difficult shot to get, they are such an active snake, he would not stay still

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 8 years ago

Such a great photo!! It is so clear!

DarrenC
Spotted by
DarrenC

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.65, Long: 145.52

Spotted on May 14, 2011
Submitted on May 14, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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