EASTERN BROWN SNAKE - 2ND MOST VENOMOUS SNAKE IN THE WORLD
Eastern Brown snakes are the 2nd most venomous land snake on the planet. They are typically a tan - dark brown colour. Eastern browns typically grown between 1 - 1.5 metres but specimens over 2 metres can be found.
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This short film about eastern brown snakes features "Brandon" pet brown snake of The Snake Hunter. Brandon is typically flighty like most eastern brown snakes.
WARNING: Never copy the actions here in this video. Eastern brown snakes are extremely dangerous. If you go near a snake, immediately move away. If bitten by an eastern brown snake, immediately seek medical advice URGENTLY.
The eastern brown snake or 'common brown' is the 2nd most venomous land snake in the world. Together with other brown snakes, they are responsible for more deaths every year in Australia than any other group of snakes. This species of snake has extremely toxic venom that contains POWERFUL neurotoxins and blood coagulants.
A bite can cause a person to suffer diarrhea, dizziness, renal failure, convulsions, paralysis and cardiac arrest. The bite mark however might not appear until around up to 30 minutes after striking. That said the fangs of an eastern brown are not as long as other deadly snakes of Australia. Bites through clothes are not common however it can easily penetrate human skin if unprotected by clothes. Eastern brown snakes love to eat small mammals such as mice, rats, as well as birds and other small reptiles are also on the menu.
In the spring time, you can see males in a combat dance fighting over dominance. The winner will mate with the female who can produce up to 30 eggs in late spring or early summer. EASTERN BROWN SNAKE FACTS The Eastern Brown Snake is a dangerous venomous snake.