Eastern Brown Snake

Eastern Brown Snakes can be found in Australia and New Guinea. They are considered to be the second most venomous land snake in the world

Fortunately, Eastern Brown Snakes usually prefer to avoid humans, so bites are rarer than most people think

The eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis) is Australia’s second-most venomous snake. It has a thick body

The eastern brown is also called the common mulga snake. This species can be found in southern Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.

Eastern brown snakes eat mice, rats, birds, frogs, lizards and other small prey. They use their sharp teeth to bite through flesh.

Eastern brown snakes live in eastern Australia. They prefer warmer climates, as they are active only during warm months of the year.

The den’s entrance is often surrounded by a mass of dead leaves, camouflaging it. In spring, these snakes emerge from hibernation and mate soon after.

Their bites often result in painful swelling, bruising and nausea for a few days after being bitten by an eastern brown snake

An average number of young born per year: 2. Produce 1–30 live young (average 8–9) in late spring, summer or early autumn.

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