AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.
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COMMON WOLF SNAKE
Found on Christmas Island - (Australian Territory) and
widespread through South East Asia.
Harmless - (not venomous, or extremely weak venom)
PHOTO By Mark O’Shea [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
This species that has probably only recently colonised Christmas Island is a rear fanged, however if it does posess venom the affects seem to unnoticeable and although considered harmless, it will sometimes bite when handled. Note that some sites describe theis as venomous and others report it to be non-venomous.
Updated July 6, 2018