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Churchill's Crowned Snake , Northern Crowned Snake
Cacophis churchilli
Family :"Front-fanged Snakes"
Description :Length to 30cm. Metallic brown, crown of head and neck darker with a narrow yellow band on neck. Secretive, nocturnal. Reluctant biter. Venom of low toxicity. Lays 5 eggs. Eats skinks.
Typical Habitat :Rainforest and moist open forest. Spends the day sheltering under leaf litter and fallen timber.
Distribution :Coast and ranges of north-east QLD., from Mossman to Townsville.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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