Eastern Brown Snake

Pseudonaja textilis

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The eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis), often referred to as the common brown snake, is a species of venomous elapid snake of the genus Pseudonaja native to eastern and central Australia and southern New Guinea. Considered the world's second-most venomous land snake based on its LD50 value (subcutaneous) in mice, it is responsible for about 60% of snake-bite deaths in Australia. First described by André Marie Constant Duméril in 1854, the adult eastern brown sna

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