Broad-headed Snake


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

Broad-headed Snake