Red Belly Black Snake Attacking a Human
The Red Bellied Black Snake is a very shy creature. It will evade humans rather than attack them. When threatened it will try to bluff its way out of the situation by flattening its body, lift its body up in a striking stance and hiss loudly. If provoked further it will attack in self-defence delivering a quick bite. In some circumstances it is known the cling to its victims and chew savagely.
There is no record of any human dying from a Red Bellied Black Snake bite.
Our Other Fantastic Pages
Australia has some of the most unusual animals in the world.
Great Barrier Reef
Located in Australia it is the world's largest coral reef.
The Aboriginals were the first people to come to Australia.
The Outback is vast and breathtakingly beautiful.
Waltzing Matilda is Australia's favorite song.