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Yellow-Faced Whip Snake

Demansia psammophis


The Yellow-faced Whip Snake is a slender and fast-moving snake, active during the day. It is common throughout most of Australia. It is often confused with the Eastern Brown Snake, and it is hard to observe closely, being alert and fleeing quickly when disturbed. It is a venomous snake with a painful bite, but is not considered dangerous.

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Stew2 7 years ago

Awesome head shot, I love finding these guys hard snake to photograph as they move so quickly

ShannaB 11 years ago

New pic added which shows the length.

AliceGreenup 12 years ago

Great shot!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 12 years ago

Nice shot. Great looking snake. Haven't heard of these before.

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Sydney, NSW, Australia

Spotted on Jan 30, 2009
Submitted on Jan 25, 2012

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