Perth to Exmouth tours poisonous snakes

Perth to Exmouth tours poisonous snakes: Poisonous snakes in Western Australia

Australia is notorious for having a collection of deadly creatures. There are approximately 172 species of snakes with about 100 of them are venomous. In addition, Australia is the home of the top three venomous snakes in the world but only encounters a few fatalities each year. It is important that you are alert and avoid a snake attack.

Common Death Adder (Acanthophis antarcticu)

The common death adder is the fastest striking snake in the world. It can also ambush a predator and can deliver a lightning fast attack that only takes 0.15 seconds.

Its the snake with the longest fangs in Australia

It is found in Western Australia and other parts of Australia and will freeze and camouflage into its environment and reacts to threats. They can be recognized from their broad triangle shaped head and stout body. It also has the longest fangs out of the Australian snakes. 

Desert Death Adder (Acanthophis Pyrrhus)

Desert Death Adder is a snake that is native to Australia. It is one of the most venomous snakes that live on land. Due to the destruction of habitat, the desert adder is under threat. Desert adders have large fangs.

Does not bite often but makes Toxic Venom

The glands are capable of producing a larger quantity of toxic venom.  The snake rarely is a cause of snake bites. However, they are regarded as dangerous.

Pilbara Death Adder (Acanthophis wells)

Pilbara Death adder is native to Australia, New Guinea, and closeby islands. It is among the most venomous snakes in the world.

Mulga Snake (Pseudechis australis)

The Mulga snake is a venous snake found in Australia. It is also one of the longest venomous snakes in the world and it is the second longest in Australia. It is commonly known as the king brown snake.

Butler’s Snake (Pseudechis butleri)

This snake is also commonly known as the spotted mulga snake. It is a dangerously venomous snake that can intimidate its opponent and raise its hood. The snake is also able to produce a large amount of venom.

General advise regarding snakes

So, when you are on your Perth to Exmouth tours poisonous snakes awareness is important specially when you use toilets in the outback of Western Australai

 

Safety information

 

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