Snakes who's bites will require some medical treatment

Click on an image and find out more about the listed species

 The 2 species capable of inflicting bites that will require some medical treatment are :


 Night Adder - Relatively common. Easily identifiable by a dark Night Adder“V”marking on the head. They are nocturnal but will often bask in the sun near a retreat during the day. Night Adders feed exclusively on toads and frogs. They can grow up to about 80cm long.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stiletto Snake/Burrowing Adder - Not commonly encountered as they are a fossorial Stiletto Snake/Burrowing Adder species.Normally exposed during excavations. Sometimes venture onto the surface after heavy rains. Bites are fairly common among snake enthusiasts who mistakenly identify this species as the harmless Cape Wolf Snake and pick it up ! They grow up to 60cm long.
 

 

 

 

 

Click on an image to see more detailed information on the Snakes that occur within the Mount Moreland Conservancy

 

 List and description of deadly snakes that occur in the Mount Moreland Conservation area
Deadly snakes that occur in the Mount Moreland Conservation area

 Snake species who's bites are considered harmless to man
Snake species who's bites are considered harmless to man

 Harmless snakes that occur within the Mount Moreland Conservancy
Harmless snakes that occur within the Mount Moreland Conservancy

 

Click on an image to reveal details, photos and so much more....

  Plant list for Mount Moreland
  Invasive plant species - Categories
  Top invader weeds in Mount Moreland
   Barn Swallows
 Bio-diversity Mount Moreland Conservancy
  Compost Making
 
 
   Why a Conservancy

  Mount Moreland Conservancy Recycling Project

  Barn Swallow Gifts

 

 Indigenous flower Mount Moreland Conservancy


'Conservation is the only plan the last endangered species is man'
 Donald Hawkridge