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  Golden-crowned Snake
Golden-crowned Snake
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ELAPID SNAKE
Family ELAPIDAE
VENOMOUS BUT NOT REGARDED AS DANGEROUS
 
Description:
This snake has an angular head distint from it's slender body. It's body is dark brown to grey. It has a pink to orange underbelly with black spots and blotches. The Golden-crowned Snake has a yellowish stripe (the "golden crown") that extends from the snout to the nape on either side of the head but does not meet in the mid-line.
 
Size:
Adults 40 - 70 cm
 
Behaviour:

The Golden-crowned Snake is a nocturnal species. It is a secretive snake and rarely attempts to bite.

 
Prey:
Mainly lizards and reptile eggs.
 
Reproduction:
Females lay up to 15 eggs in a clutch.
 
 
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