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Slaty-grey Snake
Stegonotus cucullatus
Family :"Rear-fanged Snakes"
Description :Length 1.5m. Lead grey, brown or black, belly white or light grey. Not dangerous, but ready biter and releases a strong odour. Eats frogs, geckos, skinks , their eggs, rats and mice. Lays up to 12 eggs.
Typical Habitat :Nocturnal snake, associated with creeks, lagoons, and water tanks in buildings and outhouses. Aglie climber, but mainly forages on the ground for frogs. Open forest and rainforest.
Distribution :Top End of N.T. and Cape York to Hervey Range.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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