Sighting

Reiner Richter 3 May 2016

Young Tiger Snake

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Sighted 3 Jan 2016
Botanic Garden, Cranbourne South VIC 3977, Australia

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Identifications

  • Reiner Richter 3 May 2016
    Notechis scutatus
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Chordata: Reptilia: Squamata: Elapidae: Notechis: scutatus
    Common Names: Elapids, Tiger snake
    Reiner Richter says

    This small tiger snake was hunting in the formal area of the botanic garden.

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Notes

  • Reiner Richter 3 May 2016
    Tagged With snake bump
    Reiner Richter says

    I kept going around the display to try and get a better photo until finally correctly predicting where it was going and crossed paths with the snake. It bumped into my foot but then quickly retreated - I had been out walking all day so my feet weren't particularly clean. :)

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