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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RINGED BROWN SNAKE
Five Ringed Brown Snake
Photographed at Kings Canyon, Northern Territory (Central Australia)
The specimen above is from Roxby Downs, SA.
This is a juvenile, the 4 to12 black rings may fade away as the snake matures.
This is a small species growing to about 60cm (2ft)
Venomous, however this species is not considered dangerous.
Updated June 8, 2017