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black snake

see pseudechisporphyriacus. Called also red-bellied black snake.

Papuan black snake
see pseudechispapuanus.
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Black Snakes are large terrestrial snakes with maximum adult sizes ranging from 1200 mm in Pseudechis pailsei to 3000 mm in P.
Motorists on the road to Pyrgos Tylliria on the west of the island were treated to the spectacle of two large black snakes slugging it out apparently over territory, in the middle of the road for around ten minutes on Saturday.
Read more about species of black snakes on Page 72.
Upon investigation, my brother discovered three dead black snakes, one about seven feet long.
DERA MURAD JAMALI, August 21, 2010 (Frontier Star): Thirty-five flood affectees of Balochistan districts of Naseer abad and Jafferabad have been bitten by poisonous black snakes.
Dungay is prone to leeches, lethal funnel web spiders, deadly brown snakes, black snakes, death adder snakes, stinging bull ants and jumping ants, as long as a matchstick and able to leap a metre high.
However, while the film is taking these tentative first steps towards the rehabilitation of Jake the Muss, the "revenge" sub-plot- involving Sonny, his friend Mookie, and Tania and their efforts to persuade Apeman, the leader of the Black Snakes, to kill Grunt, the leader of the rival gang, Kai Patu Kaahu-gains momentum.
In the days before the race as riders got used to the course, there were also citings of poisonous eastern brown and red-belly black snakes.
The Sydney University researchers found that causes of mortality in both brown snakes and black snakes in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area included attack by humans, feral cats, birds of prey, monitor lizards and larger snakes.
Some of the boys killed long black snakes, and we found, but did not kill, platypus.