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Drysdalia 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

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Significant sighting

23 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 Recorded on
  • JanHartog Recorded by
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