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I am frequently asked about how to “snake proof” a home. To answer this question, it is important to understand snake behaviour around homes and where I have personally found them when attending emergency snake call outs.

SNAKE MOVEMENT

Snakes can remain stat...

My favourite snake to catch is the red bellied black snake. These snakes are very beautiful and typically have a great temperament. The first time I encountered a red bellied black snake was as a child and my fascination continued until this day.

 Red Bellied Black Snak...

November 13, 2016

INTRODUCTION

There are three types of copperhead snakes in Australia. The one you should commonly find in Melbourne and surrounding areas is the Lowland Copperhead snake. This snake is not typically known compared to other snakes such as the tiger or eastern brown, howe...

INTRODUCTION

Most of the venomous snake call outs I receive in Melbourne are where someone has spotted a tiger snake in their home or backyard. This snake (depending on which scientific journal you read) is the 5th most venomous snake on land in the entire world. They a...

INTRODUCTION

I love all animals! 

Can you guess what my favourite of all animal is? 

Wrong!

Its not snakes. My favourite animals are dogs! And of all dog breeds, I love Kangals the most (like the one I'm hugging in this photo!)

Unfortunately too often, I am called to catch...

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