the range of slatey grey??

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    Hoppa1874 Very Well-Known Member

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    just wondering whereabouts in Australia u find these snakes???
     
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    right here!!! im not sure of their range but there are a fair few up here....
     
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    thanx.. cass.. was wondering if u find them down here actually..
    a friend of mine came across a grey snake, wif a white belly.. in some leaves she was raking up.. just wondered if it mite be one???
     
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    BUMP.. anyone else know where u find em??
     
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    Slaty-grey Snake
    Stegonotus cucullatus
    Family :"Rear-fanged Snakes"
    Colubridae
    Description :Length 1.5m. Lead grey, brown or black, belly white or light grey. Not dangerous, but ready biter and releases a strong odour. Eats frogs, geckos, skinks , their eggs, rats and mice. Lays up to 12 eggs.
    Typical Habitat :Nocturnal snake, associated with creeks, lagoons, and water tanks in buildings and outhouses. Aglie climber, but mainly forages on the ground for frogs. Open forest and rainforest.
    Distribution :Top End of N.T. and Cape York to Hervey Range.
    Introduced :No
    Seen North Qld : Yes

    http://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/nad/_AnimalDisplay.asp?aspecies=Stegonotus%20cucullatus&sTitle=Reptiles%20and%20Amphibians&AnimalType=ReptileAmphibian
     
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    thanx babe.. so i guess it mite not be that then.. seems they are only in the top end and are far south as u..
     
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    well i wonder wot it was then.. hmmm.. that will keep me guessing for longer.. dam...
     
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