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NORTHERN BROWN SNAKE
Northern Brown Snake
is known only from the tropical Northern Territory, Northern Queensland and North-eastern WA. It has a black lining to the mouth and a rounded snout.
"Pseudonaja nuchalis, Northern Brown Snake" by Scott Eipper is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.
Venomous snakes do not always inject venom when biting, however due to the extremely high toxicity of the venom of this species, it is vital that first aid is performed immediately (Constrictive bandage etc) and the patient is taken immediately to hospital. Lack of symptoms may not mean that the victim has not been envenomated.
Correct and immediate first aid and treatment for this species and other dangerous snakes increases the chance of survival.
Although people are commonly bitten by dangerous snakes in Australia, the actual number of deaths is actually very low, due to antivenines and
ELAPID SPECIES LISTS BY STATE OR TERRITORY
REPTILE SPECIES LISTS BY STATE OR TERRITORY
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Updated September 3, 2022