Wednesday, 8 August 2012

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black tiger snakes pictures & wallpapers and images
                                 black tiger snake pictures & wallpapers and images

Adults killing large prey do not even need to complete a bite in order to inject venom, this being injected by momentary muscular pressure on the venom gland as the fangs penetrate in an open-mouthed jab-bite. The ungripped prey is allowed to pull away and attempt an escape. After a short delay, the Black Tiger Snake will follow the scent of the prey towards its cover or retreat, which it rarely reaches before succumbing to the venom.
                                black tiger snake pictures & wallpapers and images
                                 black tiger snake pictures & wallpapers and images
                                black tiger snake pictures & wallpapers and images
                                  black tiger snake pictures & wallpapers and images

Their sensitive forked tongue helps this snake to detect which underground burrows contain a food source.
The Black Tiger Snake is only found on the island of Tasmania. This species of snake inhabits dense woodland, heathy shrub land and dense tussock grassland, often around waterways and swamps.

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