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Snakes found in Australia and what you should know about them

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Rough scaled snake

Scientific name: Tropidechis carinatus

This highly venomous species is found from mid-eastern New South Wales all the way to the far-north Queensland. Active day and night, this aggressive snake can climb trees to find prey and readily bite if attacked or provoked.

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