Pale-headed Snake


Hoplocephalus bitorquatus or the Pale-headed Snake

Did you know...

  • 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:

Pale-headed Snake