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BROAD-HEADED SNAKE
Hoplocephalus bungaroides
Dangerously Venomous
However this species may be mistaken for a young non-venomous Diamond Python (Morelia spilota spilota)
This species grows up to around 90 cm, (3ft), however its average length is around 60 cm 2ft

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Broad-Headed Snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides)
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BROAD-HEADED SNAKE Hoplocephalus bungaroides
Approximate distribution of the Broad-Headed Snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides)



BROAD-HEADED SNAKE Hoplocephalus bungaroides
This picture of a Broad-Headed Snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides) was taken at the at Featherdale Wildlife Park NSW.


BROAD-HEADED SNAKE Hoplocephalus bungaroides 
This picture of a Broad-Headed Snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides) was taken at the Australian Reptile Park, NSW.

 

Broad-Headed Snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides)  warning gn

This dangerously venomous species may be confused with the harmless Diamond Python (Morelia spilota spilota) which has similar coloration and may occur in the same area

Click here to see photos of Broad-Headed Snakes (Hoplocephalus bungaroides) at flickr

Click here to see photos of Broad-Headed Snakes (Hoplocephalus bungaroides) at Flickr

 

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