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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Hoplocephalus (was Hoplocephala) bungaroides
Highly Venomous - Extremely Dangerous
The above picture was taken at the Australian Reptile Park, Gosford, NSW.
This species may be confused with the harmless Diamond Python Morelia spilota spilota which has similar coluration and may occur in the same area
Updated June 15, 2018