Did you know Alexandra Park Zoo is home to a variety of snakes, including the brown tree snake?
These skilled climbers are exceptional at hunting lizards, birds and small mammals in the wild and can eat up to 70 per cent of their body mass per day.
Brown tree snakes have rear fangs and are considered mildly venomous.
They are mostly active at night, which, along with their banded body, has also earned them the name Night Tigers.
Their eyes go milky just before they shed their skin.
About Alexandra Park Zoo
Alexandra Park Zoo was established in 1911 and is one of Queensland’s oldest continuously running zoological facilities.
It is fully accredited with the Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia (ZAA) providing positive welfare conditions and operating to high standards.
Find out more about brown tree snake:
Find out more about the brown tree snake and other animals at the zoo here.
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