Hoplocephalus bitorquatus or the Pale-headed Snake
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- The Pale-headed Snake is arboreal, which means it lives in trees. They shelter in hollows and under loose bark on standing trees.
- The Pale-headed Snake is highly venomous.
- They eat mainly frogs, but will also eat reptiles and mammals.
- When threatened, the Pale-headed Snake flattens their head and rear up.
- Pale-headed snakes don't lay eggs, instead giving birth to around five live young.
Where the Pale-headed snake can be found in Australia: