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Yellow-faced Whip Snake
Demansia psammophis
Family :"Front-fanged Snakes"
Description :Length 1m. Slender, long tail, large eyes. Blue grey with rust coloured stripes along front third of back, belly green-grey, eye surrounded by a black and yellow marking. Eats frogs, skinks and lizard eggs. Swift moving. Lays up to 9 eggs.
Typical Habitat :Venom weakly neurotoxic. Low danger except when there are multiple bites or if the victim is a child. Coastal areas to the arid interior.
Distribution :Most of continental Australia, except the Kimberleys to western QLD.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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