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  Brown Tree Snake
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COLUBRID SNAKE
Family COLUBRIDAE
VENOMOUS BUT NOT REGARDED AS DANGEROUS
 
Description:
This snake's head is very broad with large, protruding eyes and vertical pupils. It's long slender body is red-brown to brown with many darker crossbands on the body and tail and a salmon-coloured underbelly.
 
Size:
Adults 100 - 200 cm
 
Behaviour:
The nocturnal Eastern Brown Tree Snake will become very aggressive when disturbed, raising it's forebody into S-shaped curves and striking repeatedly.
 
Prey:
Mainly small mammals, birds, lizards and frogs.
 
Reproduction:
Females lay up to 12 eggs in a clutch.
 
 
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