Scarborough sea snake

Mate of mine is a beach inspector, sent me a pic of this yesterday - was on the beach at Scarborough - never seen one that colour before and only ever seen one in Perth which was years ago

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Put money it is a python or file snake

Fri, 2018-09-14 15:47

definitely not a sea snake .....head wrong shape ! 

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 the body and tail do tho .

Fri, 2018-09-14 15:50

 

the body and tail do tho . thats the wierd part

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 dedfinately looks a bit

Fri, 2018-09-14 15:48

 dedfinately looks a bit different . wierd seeing it on the beach

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 Yellow bellied sea snake. 

Fri, 2018-09-14 15:57

 Yellow bellied sea snake. 

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Yellow Belly

Fri, 2018-09-14 16:00

Checked it out with the SnakeMan Brian Bush who responded as follows:

Yellow-bellied sea snake - a true pelagic species. Potentially dangerously venomous, but no deaths.

 

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After storm

Fri, 2018-09-14 17:04

They where quiet common on the beaches some years back after a storm had passed through.
As Mulie says yellow bellied sea snake.

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Fri, 2018-09-14 22:19