A coastal taipan slithers over a rock
Coastal taipan average 6 feet long, but they can reach 9.5 feet.
A head shot of a coastal taipan flicking its tongue
The coastal taipan snake's head is wider than the rest of its body.
A coastal taipan on leaf litter
The scales of the coastal taipan are keeled (ridged).
Coastal Taipan with egg clutch
Coastal taipan lay 3 to 20 eggs in a hollow log or a hole.
Cut away of egg showing Coastal Taipan inside
Coastal taipan lay from 3 - 20 eggs.