Common Death Adder

Acanthophis antarcticus

Summary 2

The common death adder (Acanthophis antarcticus) is a species of death adder native to Australia. It is one of the most venomous land snakes in Australia and globally. While it remains widespread (unlike related species), it is facing increased threat from the ongoing Australian cane toad invasion.

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  1. (c) teejaybee, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/55999899@N00/4000234623
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acanthophis_antarcticus

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