red-bellied black snake


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red-bellied black snake

n
(Animals) a highly venomous Australian black snake, Pseudechis porphyriacus, with a reddish underside
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A large Red-bellied Black Snake (>2 m in length; ~10 cm in girth) was seen by various people at least 15 times between 2002 and 2012, including three times on an adjoining property on Bay Road, where it was observed at close range (B Groves pers.
The naive hatchlings were exposed to a range of potentially scary predators or stimuli: a live cat and dog, a rubber snake resembling a red-bellied black snake and a plywood silhouette of a grey goshawk.
Pythons are non-venomous, but some of the most deadly snakes in the world also exist in Australia, including brown snakes, copperheads, death adders, red-bellied black snakes, Taipan snakes, and tiger snakes, none of which I would feel quite as comfortable with around my neck.