RED-NAPED SNAKE FACTS
The Red-naped Snake is a small reddish brown snake with darker netted pattern. The head and neck are black with red or orange patch on back of head. The belly is white or cream.
dry eucalypt forest, pasture.
small lizards especially skinks
lays up to 10 eggs
found is eastern Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Virtually harmless. Rears up head and upper body if provoked but bites are very rare. Weak venom.
|Common Name:||Red-naped Snake|