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Common Copperhead, Eastern Copperhead
Viviparous (live young). Up to 30 live young are produced mid to late summer.
Prominent orange/red to brown streak running along lower sides of body.
Lowland areas of south-eastern South Australia, southern Victoria, Tasmania, and the islands of Bass Strait (including Flinders, King, Hunter, Preservation, and Great Dog Islands).
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Compared to a Tiger Snake, the Lowland Copperhead has a relatively smaller head.
Carnivore. Frogs, lizards, small mammals and other small snakes. Can be cannibalistic.
Reasonably damp habitats, near streams or swampy areas. Common and widespread at lower altitudes throughout southern Victoria.
Native to Australia