Top 10 Snakes in Australia
Coastal Taipan Snake:The second-longest venomous snake in Australia after the king brown snake, the coastal taipan grows up to about 6.6 ft in length, with the longest individuals reaching 9.5 ft.
Western Brown Snake: is also called ‘Gwadar’ meaning “go the long way around” – a piece of advice to anyone who comes across this snake.
Small-eyed Snake:is a species of venomous snake endemic to eastern Australia, from the southern Cape York Peninsula to Victoria. This snake species has a slightly flattened head and small.
Mulga Snake: alternatively known as king brown snake, is another species of venomous snake native to western, northern, and central Australia.
Lowland Copperhead: are found in southeastern Australia, including the coldest regions where most other snakes wouldn’t survive.
Red-Bellied Black Snake :most commonly encountered on the east coast of Australia, the red-bellied snake is highly venomous, although less venomous than other Australian elapid snakes.
Mainland Tiger Snake:have distinctive black and yellow bands, like a tiger.When threatened they assume a classic threat pose their bodies become flattened and they raise their heads above the ground.
Inland Taipan:is the most venomous of any snake in Australia, and even in the world – even more than the popularly feared sea snakes.
Eastern Brown Snake:Found along the east coast of Australia, the eastern brown snake has a slender body build and can grow up to 7 feet in length.
Common Death Adder:With a name that can send shivers down anyone’s spine, the common death adder is one of the most venomous land snakes in Australia and the world.