The venom of Australia’s deadliest snake attacks prey differently according to the age of the snake – with potential implications for the way we treat bites, a new study has found.
The blue coral snake can shock every nerve in your body with a single bite. A new study reveals how its venom works, and could lead to new pain management treatment.
A Stimson python at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre has been filmed in a particularly awkward predicament.
Death adders are famous snakes, yet scientists can’t answer the most basic question about them – how many species are there?
Amazing footage of a newborn king brown snake hatching and taking its first breath.
It’s 1.5m, deadly and probably not that rare. How did the western desert taipan lay low for 200 years?
This python wasn’t too happy about being disturbed – which worked in the favour of the budding photographer who captured this striking image.
With no sightings since 2000, short-nosed sea snake populations are in serious decline
Australia’s global reputation as a haven for venomous creatures is well deserved. But would you know which should be most feared? Here’s our list of 10 of the most deadly.
A chance discovery of a fossil in a museum collection has redefined the origin of snakes