Tiger Snake
Notechis scutatus

Summary

Body colour varies, including brown to green. Usually, but not always, with dark or light stripes across the body.

To id this species look at the head and the scale pattern on the head see the images below

Dangerous:Dangerously venomous and their bite can be fatal - If bitten seek urgent medical aid.
There are a number of Snake Bite Kits around the community if bitten it is important to stay calm and limit movement, Bandage the area with a firm broad bandage ASAP covering as much of the limb as possible. First Aid Can be found here


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Habitat

Damp areas, dry sclerophyll forests, coastal scrub and woodlands

Distribution

Southern Australia including Tasmania

Size

Can grow to around 2m

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This distribution guide is provided by The Atlas of Living Australia
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