Papuan Taipan
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papuan taipan
Common Name Papuan Taipan
Scientific Name Oxyuranus scutellatus canni
Range Papua New Guinea; Irian Jaya
Status No critical status at this time
Comments Large, fast and extremely venomous, the Papuan Taipan is a subspecies of the Coastal Taipan.

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

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 12-24mm f/4, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Elapidae
Genus: Oxyuranus
Species: s. canni

last update 6/22/08
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