Australian copperheadAustralian copperhead
Description: Coloration is reddish brown to dark brown. A few from Queensland are black.
Characteristics: Rather sluggish disposition but will bite if stepped on. When angry, rears its head a few inches from the ground with its neck slightly arched. Its venom is neurotoxic.
Length: Average 1.2 meters, maximum 1.8 meters.
Distribution: Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland, and Kangaroo Island.
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