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tiger snake

n
(Animals) a highly venomous brown-and-yellow elapid snake, Notechis scutatus, of Australia
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Noun1.tiger snake - highly venomous brown-and-yellow snake of Australia and Tasmaniatiger snake - highly venomous brown-and-yellow snake of Australia and Tasmania
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
genus Notechis, Notechis - tiger snakes
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Butler H, Malone B and Clemann N (2005a) Activity patterns and habitat preferences of translocated and resident tiger snakes (Notechis scutatus) in a suburban landscape.
Butler H, Malone B and Clemann N (2005b) The effects of translocation on the spatial ecology of tiger snakes (Notechis scutatus) in a suburban landscape.
The cases presented here are the first two cases describing thrombotic microangiopathy following envenomation with tiger snakes (N.
Tiger snakes with reliable food sources on an island off Western Australia seem to be doing OK, for example, says study coauthor David Pearson of the Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation near Perth.
As I fished my ball from the undergrowth, Ralph yelled: "There are probably tiger snakes in there.
During the decade from 1985 to 1995 tiger snakes accounted for 70 per cent of all snakebite fatalities.
For example, one project involved the nearby wetland ecosystem and focused on Living with Tiger Snakes (ASTA, 2005a; Harris & Lewis, 2005; Rennie, Evans, & Koul, 2005, 2006).
From a herpetologist's point of view, it's Australia, not Africa, that has the majority of the world's most dangerous snakes, but nobody asks me about tiger snakes or king browns or tai pans.
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.
Growth in captive born tiger snakes (Notechis ater serventyi) from Chappell Island: Implications for field and laboratory studies.
As body size and pattern do not contribute taxonomic markers in this group, it has been proposed that all Tiger snakes should be considered part of a single widespread but variable species (3).
The creatures included four tiger snakes, three pythons, rare rock knobbed-tail geckos, sandstone leaf-tail geckos and thick-tailed geckos.