Snakes are still slithering as warm weather continues toward the end of autumn in the Bundaberg Region.
Kyle Hancock from Kavs Wildlife Services was called today to remove a red-bellied black snake at Moore Park Beach.
Maximum temperatures are forecast to remain in the range of 25-28 degrees until Thursday next week.
Kyle said calls are slowing down as the weather cools, “but on a nice warm day snakes are more than happy to come out for a drink or feed and soak up as much sun as possible”.
The Moore Park Beach call-out was on Booyan Road.
The red-bellied black snake is usually found in well-watered areas such as river and creek banks and swamps. It's also known in rainforests, wet eucalypt forests and heaths.
It's a dangerously venomous species with strong venom. If bitten, apply first aid and seek urgent medical attention. For first-aid information for any snakebite visit the Australian Venom Research Unit.
If you want a snake removed from your property call a licensed snake catcher.
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