Rough-scaled Snake

Tropidechis carinatus

Summary 2

Tropidechis carinatus (rough-scaled snake) is a highly venomous Australian elapid. The animal's name comes from its scales that are raised above the surrounding scales and have rough texture. The scales are known as "keels".

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  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropidechis_carinatus

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