BROWN TREE SNAKE FACTS
The Brown Tree Snake is brown (no surprises there) with irregular dark bands, and pinkish underside. Has large orange eyes.
woodlands, rainforests and open rocky outcrops. It often takes shelter in hollow trees, caves and in rock crevices
birds and small mammals
lays between 4 and 12 eggs in each clutch. These are usually laid in a rock crevice or tree hollow.
Brown Tree Snake inhabits coastal eastern and northern Australia from the Sydney area to the Kimberleys in Western Australia.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Weakly venomous. Aggressive species and will bite if even slightly threatened. Adopts strike pose with body retracted in “S” pattern ready to attack when provoked.
|Common Name:||Brown Tree Snake|