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  Bockadam (Cerberus rhynchops)

Bockadam | Cerberus rhynchops photo
New Guinea bockadam or Dog-faced Water Snake

Image by U.S. Geological Survey - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

BOCKADAM FACTS

Other Names
Dog-faced Water Snake

distribution map showing range of Cerberus rhynchops in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Colubridae
Genus:Cerberus
Species:rhynchops
Common Name:Bockadam