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  Dwarf Crowned Snake
Dwarf Crowned Snake
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ELAPID SNAKE
Family ELAPIDAE
VENOMOUS BUT NOT REGARDED AS DANGEROUS
 
Description:
The Dwarf Crowned Snake is dark grey to black. It's underbelly scales are pale yellow with dark edges, forming a distinctive black sawtooth pattern. It has a narrow, pale yellow to white band which stretches across the nape and extends forward on the sides of it's head.
 
Size:
Adults 20 - 35 cm
 
Behaviour:
Mainly nocturnal
 
Prey:
Mainly small lizards.
 
Reproduction:
Females lay up to 5 eggs in a clutch.
 
 
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