A new species of poisonous snake has been discovered in Australia

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A new species of poisonous snake has been discovered in Australia

Post by JWWhite » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:09 pm

Australia has just added another poisonous snake to its list of dangerous creatures.

A team of biologists led by The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Bryan Fry discovered the bandy-bandy snake at Weipa on the west coast of the Cape York Peninsula.

“Bandy-bandies are burrowing snakes, so Freek Vonk from the Naturalis Museum and I were surprised when we found it on a concrete block by the sea, after coming in from a night of sea snake spotting,” Professor Fry says.

“We later discovered that the snake had slithered over from a pile of bauxite rubble waiting to be loaded onto a ship."
https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/techands ... 0x?ocid=st
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