Identification: Olive Green to dark brown dorsal colour usually with dark cross bands. Straight jawline, grows to just shy of 1 metre.
Habitat: Wet forested country and in and around creek and river systems.
Diet: Amphibians, small reptiles and mammals.
Reproduction: Births live young with varying litter sizes.
Danger: Venom is highly neurotoxic and causes severe muscle and can affect blood clotting often leading to long hospitalisations. Regarded as extremely dangerous.
Behaviour: Easily agitated and will bite often suddenly and without hesitation. Its arboreal nature means it is not often seen.