Hoplocephalus bungaroides or the Broad-headed Snake
Did you know...
- Broad-headed snakes are endangered. Their habitat has been destroyed by people taking bush rocks to put in gardens.
- These snakes are found in the sandstone country around Sydney. They shelter in crevices and under slabs of rock.
- Broad-headed snake eats mainly geckos, but will also take mammals such as mice.
- The Broad-headed Snake give birth to around 6 live young.
- The adult Broad-headed Snake can reach a length of about 60cm.
Where to find the Australian Broad-headed snake