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Acanthophis antarcticus

1 Common Death Adder at suppressed

Acanthophis antarcticus at suppressed - 9 Mar 2008
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Identification history

Acanthophis antarcticus 13 Jul 2021 PatrickCampbell

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Red colour phase. Note the spine on the tip of the tail, which is wriggled to attract prey within striking distance of this ambush predator.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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58 sightings of 16 species in 25 locations from 13 members
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