AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering 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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Hoplocephala bitorquatus (=bitorquata)
Highly Venomous - Extremely Dangerous
The Pale Headed Snake is closely related to the Stephens Banded Snake and the Broad Headed Snake.
These 3 species should all be considered very dangerous and all bites should be treated and victims taken to hospital.
This species is a good tree climber and is also nocturnal.
Updated March 6, 2017