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ARAFURA FILE SNAKE
Acrochordus arafurae

Not venomous

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This Arafura File Snake Acrochordus arafurae is from the Darwin River, NT. This species spends most of its time in water, and is sluggish on land.

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This Arafura File Snake Acrochordus arafurae is from the Darwin River, NT.



This Arafura File Snake was photographed at Featherdale Wildlife Park NSW.
You can see that the long tongue comes out of a notch in the upper lip



This Arafura File Snake was photographed at Featherdale Wildlife Park NSW
Notice the unusual mouth shape with a notch in the upper lip where the tongue comes out.


This Arafura File Snake was photographed at Featherdale Wildlife Park NSW

 

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