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Diurnal (active during the day), Oviparous (meaning lays eggs). Can lay up to 35 eggs usually in cracks in the soil.
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Common Brown Snake
Juveniles have a black head, black nape and numerous red-brown spots on the belly.
Carnivore. Vertebrates including lizards, rats, mice, birds, including eggs and hatchlings, and other snakes.
Prefers dry, open habitats.
Native to Australia
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
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The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.
The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.