If you’re looking for a snake to cure someone’s phobia, the incredibly beautiful sunbeam snake is a good place to start.
To get the perfect shot, photographer Ross McGibbon will come within just a metre of some of Australia’s deadliest snakes.
Just when you thought you’d seen it all, nature dishes up a snake with tentacles.
Australia is renowned for its marsupials, parrots and eucalypts, but how about its pythons? With 14 species, Australia has close to half the world’s total of 31.
As the weather warms, you’ll notice more wildlife appearing in your backyard – including snakes. Taronga Zoo keeper Emma Bembrick shares her top tips for safely interacting with these reptiles.
We’re not sure what’s worse: finding a snake in your home, or discovering a two-metre long snake skin in your roof— with no actual snake in sight.
This really is a ‘look but don’t touch’ situation, because as stunning as that blue viper is, it’s not the kind of creature you want to mess with.
New research has shed light on the evolution of snakes finding that the earliest snakes were likely both eel-like swimmers and worm-like burrowers.