Yellow-faced Whipsnake

Demansia psammophis

The Yellow-faced Whip snake is active during the day; it is a slender snake and fast moving when in pursuit of prey. They eat mainly lizards including their eggs and frogs.

 It grows to a maximum of 1 meter in length and is common throughout most of Australia in a wide range of habitats including open forests, farmland and suburban gardens.

The female Yellow-faced Whip snake will lay about 9 eggs between February and March and once hatched the little snakes are about 17 cm long.

This snake is venomous and should be treated with caution.