28 Feb 2018

The rise of baby brown snakes

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:29 pm on 28 February 2018

You may have heard of the Aussie mum who recently found a baby snake in her child's lunch box in Adelaide.

It's prompted warnings that there could be an increase in the number of hatchlings of the snakes...which can be just as deadly as fully-grown versions. 

We thought we'd ask Gavin Smith, a snake catcher in Canberra about the venomous creatures.

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Photo: Canberra Nature Map

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