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Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles ,Turtles,and Amphibians, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and other Reptile species.
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AUSTRALIAN Colubrids, Mud Snakes, Sea Snakes, Blind Snakes ( Worm Snakes )

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Australian Colubrids, Mud Snakes, Worm (Blind) Snakes and Sea Snakes
John Fowler & Rachel Barnes

This part of the website is covers Australian Colubrids, Mud Snakes, Worm (Blind) Snakes and Sea Snakes found in Australia.


Colubrids

Of the Australian Colubrid snakes, only the brown tree snake has a weak venom and it is considered harmless.

Australian Colubrids
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The Brown Tree Snake on Guam
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Natural History

 

Keelback Care Sheet
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Colubrid Care Sheet
Amazing Amazons

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MUD SNAKES

Mud Snakes are a group of rear fanged aquatic snakes that used to be considered as colubrid snakes. Australian Mud Snakes and Colubrids are not considered dangerous.

 

Australian Mud Snakes
John Fowler and John Hollister


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SEA SNAKES

Sea Snakes are now considered to be a Sub-family of the Elapid snakes.

They have extremely strong venom, however bites are extremely rare.

Most species have no inclination to bite humans, however a few species do bite and due to the potency of their venoms, extreme care should be taken.


If bitten the treament should be the same as for an elapid Snake
(All dangerous Australian land snakes are Elapids)
VENOM AND SNAKEBITE (Australia) 

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Australian Sea Snakes
John Fowler and John Hollister

 

Sea Snakes
Diving Medicine Online

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Blind Snakes ( Worm Snakes )
Worm Snakes are totally harmless, they have a small spind on their tail but have no venom.


Australian Blind Snakes
John Fowler and John Hollister


 

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