Snakes

Australia has amongst the most venomous snakes in the world. Here are some of them.

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                Sea Krait                                                              Black Tiger Snake

Found in N E Australia. Found in Australia: Tasmania, islands in the Bass
Dangerously Venomous, Strait, SW Australia and islands along the S coast
but rarely bites Dangerously venomous

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             Death Adder                                                           Australian Copperhead
Found in Australia except the central                     SE Australia and N Tasmania.
dessert region.                                                          Dangerously venomous
Dangerously venomous

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             Brown Tree Snake                                                       Western Brown Snake
Found in SE Asia and the E seaboard                    Most of Australia except extreme SW
of Australia.                                                                   Dangerously venomous
Harmless

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                     Taipan                                                        Inland Taipan or Fierce Snake
Found in NE and extreme N Australia.                   Found in Central Australia.
Dangerously venomous                                             Dangerously venomous

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            Tiger Snake                                                                   Australian Coral Snake
Found in SE Australia.                                               Found in E parts of Australia, but patchy.
Dangerously venomous                                             Venomous

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                   Bandy-Bandy                                                     King Brown Snake or Mulga
Found in most of Australia except SW.                    Found in the whole of Australia except the S.
A burrowing snake found on the surface                  Among the commonest Australian snakes.
only at night.                                                                 Dangerously Venomous
Venomous but too small to be dangerous.

10 most venomous snakes

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