Scientific Name: Cryptophis nigrescens
Description: Venomous and dangerous. Glossy black with pink to cream belly, very small eyes, often mistaken for red bellied black snake
Habitat: Lives in rainforests, wet and dry eucalypt forests and heaths, agricultural and grazing lands
About: Active by night and shelters beneath rocks, logs and the bark of fallen trees during the day.
Feeds in the litter layer on lizards and their eggs, small snakes and, rarely, frogs.
Source: Queensland Museum
SVL: 1 m
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