General Description

Body light grey to red-brown, pale white-yellow to pink-orange underneath. Lips with dark vertical stripes and adjacent scales with white edges. Up to 1.2 m long.


Highland Copperheads feed on frogs, lizards and small mammals. Females give birth to up to 30 live young in mid to late summer.


South-eastern mainland Australia.


Damp areas at high altitude.

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