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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Reptiles
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Dimensions4672 x 3115
Original file size3.72 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken9-Oct-13 21:38
Date modified19-Jan-14 22:07
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal length150 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/200 at f/18
FlashFired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Vermicella annulata

Vermicella annulata

Vermicella annulata (Bandy Bandy)

These guys have a wide distribution over Eastern Australia, live mostly underground (coming to the surface only rarely) and feed on other snakes. So they're not just stunning lookers, they're super interesting too.

We saw this one in North QLD, but apparently they're most common around Mount Glorious. More night driving needed when I'm back in Brisbane.

I remeber seeing one of these dead on the road at East Kurrajong as a kid and being struck be the vivid markings, and full of wonder. Now I'm just bigger.. 8-)