Hoplocephalus bungaroides

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Hoplocephalus bungaroides

a venomous rock and tree-climbing snake with a noticeably broad head and striking yellow, crisscross markings on a black skin. Its venom carries a potent neurotoxin and the snake must be considered to be a toxic hazard.
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We had decided that I would go off walking along the cliff looking for the broad-headed snake which is an endangered species in Australia but also highly venomous.
Harmonic radar detection has been used to track movements of reptile and amphibian species, including broad-headed snakes (Hoplocephalus bungaroides; 6), sharp-tailed snakes (Contia tenuis; 7), juvenile spotted salamanders (8), and juvenile box turtles (Terrapene carolina; L.