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Reptiles of Australia

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Australian Herpetology Website (Reptiles and Amphibians)

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), Geckos, Legless Lizards Monitor Lizards (often called Goannas in Australia), Skinks and other Reptile species.

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VENOM AND SNAKEBITE (Australia)

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John Fowler & Rachel Barnes

This part of the website is focused on Australian Venoms and Snakebite.

 


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Snakes on Your Property
John Fowler

Snake Bites

(Australian)

Health Direct

 

Venomdoc
by Dr. Bryan Grieg Fry

 

Immunity of Snakes to their own Venom
by R. Hoser.

 

Immunity of Snakes to their own Venom
( A later paper with new cases)
by R. Hoser.


RELATED LINKS

 

Australian Elapids
( Front Fanged Land Snakes)

 

Sea Snakes, Mud Snakes & Colubrids
Sea Snakes are highly venomous (they are a type of Elapid)

however bites are rare!

Australia's only venomous colubrid is the (rear fanged) Brown Tree Snake (Considered harmless)

Mud Snakes are also rear fanged and are also considered to be harmless



SNAKE BITES OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA

Snakebite Management in Asia & Africa

Common Hiking Injuries and How to Treat Them
(includes basic first aid for snake bite in the United States)

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