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  Blue-bellied Black Snake
Blue-bellied Black Snake
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ELAPID SNAKE
Family ELAPIDAE
VENOMOUS AND DANGEROUS. CAPABLE OF INFLICTING A POTENTIALLY FATAL BITE.
 
Description:
The Blue-bellied Black Snake or Spotted Black Snake has a robust body and is usually grey to glossy black in colour with scattered pale spots.Some species are dark with no pattern while others are cream with black-tipped scales. The underbelly is bluish-grey.
 
Size:
Adults 100 - 195 cm
 
Behaviour:
Mainly diurnal. When this snake is threatened, it will flatten it's neck and forebody and hiss loudly.
 
Prey:
Mammals, reptiles and frogs.
 
Reproduction:
Females lay up to 12 eggs.
 
 
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