Snake Catcher Blog
If its not a snake then what is it???
November 24, 2015

Often times I will turn up to a snake call out to find the ‘snake’ is actually not a snake at all… Some of the pseudosnakes I encounter include; – The most common snake impostor by far is the blue tongued (or pink tongued) skink. Often people will see the end of a tail disappearing […]

Red-bellied Black Snake
November 24, 2015

Red-bellied Black Snake Pseudechis porphyriacus The red-bellied black snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus) has a slightly better reputation with the brisbane public than the eastern brown. Like most ‘black snakes’ the red-belly is disinclined to bite and generally very placid but with sufficient provocation bites have occurred. Despite this the red-belly has never been linked to a human […]

Eastern Brown Snake
November 24, 2015

Eastern Brown Snake Pseudonaja textilis As a snake catcher and wildlife ecologist from brisbane I get contacted all the time to remove the infamous and highly venomous ‘brown snake’ from a persons home or business. More often than not I arrive to find that the snake has been misidentified by the caller and amazingly they […]