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Mulga Snake
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ELAPID SNAKE
Family ELAPIDAE
VENOMOUS AND DANGEROUS. CAPABLE OF INFLICTING A POTENTIALLY FATAL BITE.
 
Description:
The Mulga Snake or King Brown Snake has a robust body with a head which is slightly distinct from it's body. Colouration of it's scales vary from brown to reddish brown to black with a yellow leading edge to each scale .
 
Size:
Adults 150 - 270 cm
 
Behaviour:
Mainly nocturnal, rarely diurnal. When threatened, this snake will flatten it's neck and forebody.
 
Prey:
Feeds on lizards, other snakes, mammals, birds and frogs,
 
Reproduction:
Females lay up to 16 eggs in a clutch.
 
 
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