The Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus) is a venomous snake named for the cross-band marks on its body, although not specimens have this banding. They are day-time terrestrial hunters but they can also climb trees, swim and stay submerged for long periods of time. Their diet includes fish, frogs, birds and mammals which they subdue quickly using venom. Particularly active during summer, in the cooler months Tiger Snakes may find shelter in animal burrows, dead trees and under rocks.
Tiger Snakes are found throughout the wetlands especially when it is warm. Be aware of where you are walking and keep to the paths. If you see a snake, wait for it to move on.
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