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Broad-headed Snake

The Broad-headed snake is black with narrow bands of yellow, a distinctive pattern. If annoyed the Broad-headed snake will defend itself, striking repeatedly. They are potentially dangerous.

The Broad-headed Snake is found from Sydney to Nowra & inland to the Blue Mountains, usually on sandstone outcrops. Broad-headed snakes climb rocks as well as trees. Feeds on lizards, usually skinks & geckos. Shelters under rock slabs & in sandstone hollows. They are considered endangered.

Broad-headed snakes climb rocks as well as trees. Feeds on lizards, usually skinks & geckos. Shelters under rock slabs & in sandstone hollows.

Vulnerable

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Elapidae
Genus:Hoplocephalus
Species:bungaroides