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Coastal Tiapan  Coastal taipan,Oxyuranus scutellatus Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Coastal Tiapan

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  1. Absolutely gorgeous. Added to this list:

    Posted 5 years ago
    1. thank you Posted 5 years ago
  2. Great colors! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you. Posted 5 years ago
  3. Nice, nice....nice! Would love to see in life. I believe some sightings down as far as northern NSW? I'm mid-coast and just a bit too south. A great sighting and awesome shot Graeme, thanks for sharing and recording. Posted 2 months ago

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The coastal taipan , or common taipan, is a species of large, highly venomous snake of the family Elapidae. It is native to the coastal regions of northern and eastern Australia and the island of New Guinea. According to most toxicological studies, this species is the third-most venomous land snake in the world based on its murine LD50.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Graeme Ruck
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By Graeme Ruck

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Uploaded Oct 22, 2013. Captured Oct 13, 2013 12:59.
  • Canon EOS 1000D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/83s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm