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Eastern Brown Snake
Pseudonaja textilis
Family :"Front-fanged Snakes"
Description :Length 2m. Colour variable, tan, dark brown to black, usually light brown with a dark wash in between scales. Belly cream with rows of pink spots. Ready biter, venom neurotoxic. Townsville's most common dangerous snake. Swift moving, diurnal.
Typical Habitat :Wet and dry forest, savannah, farmlands, grasslands and scrubs. Eats small mammals and reptiles, birds and frogs. Lays up to 30 eggs.
Distribution :East coast of the mainlaind.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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