Latin Name: Notechis scutatus
Locailty: South Eastern QLD through eastern and Southern NSW and most of VIC, South Eastern SA and also in the extreme west.
Tiger snakes are the most common cause of snakebite in Australia. They are dependant on water so they are most often found close by water. The venom from a single bite can kill 80,000 mice. The total length can be up to 2.9 metres.
Fact: Tiger snake is one of Australia’s most medically significantly species that historically has caused the most deaths and bites second only to the Brown Snake.