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SnakeDrysdalia rhodogaster  

2 Mustard-bellied Snake at Alpine

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Drysdalia rhodogaster at Alpine - 19 Oct 2018
Drysdalia rhodogaster at Alpine - 19 Oct 2018

Identification history

Snake Drysdalia rhodogaster 23 Dec 2019 Patrick Campbell
Snake Drysdalia rhodogaster 19 Dec 2019 JanHartog

Significant sighting

  22 Dec 2019

Rarely seen predation of these species upon one another, well documented.

Author's notes

snake is eating Copper-tailed skink?

1 comment

   23 Dec 2019
Great capture! It's rare to witness such an event and record it with pics.
A Drysdalia rhodogaster feeding on a substantial Copper-tailed Skink is something I've not seen documented before. This is a significant observation, so well done.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 19 Oct 2018 1:17 AM Recorded on
  • JanHartog Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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