Taken 14-Oct-13
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Categories & Keywords

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Keywords:Acanthophis praelongus, Death Adder, Northern Death Adder, Snake
Photo Info

Dimensions5517 x 3678
Original file size6.66 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken14-Oct-13 22:52
Date modified18-Oct-13 22:56
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal length210 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/200 at f/18
FlashFired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 500
Metering modePattern


Acanthophis praelongus (Northern Death Adder)

This is a more typical pose for this species. Unlike most snakes, death adders are not active hunters. Instead they lay in a strike ready position like this under cover of leaf litter or lose dirt and wait to ambust passing prey.