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Inland Taipan
       
     
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inland taipan
       
 
Common Name Inland Taipan
Scientific Name Oxyuranus microlepidotus
Range Central Eastern Australia
Status No critical status to date.
Comments The Inland Taipan is also known as the Small Scaled Snake and the Fierce Snake. It has the most toxic venom of any snake (approximately 50x more toxic than that of the Indian Cobra).
It averages approximately 6.5' in length.

Equipment Used
(Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 60mm f/2.8 Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Elapidae
Genus: Oxyuranus
Species: O. microlepidotus

last update 6/22/08
 
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