General Description

Body dark grey to black, white underneath. Up to 50 cm long.


Eastern Small-eyed Snakes often hide under rocks and logs on the ground. They are mainly active at night, but sometimes look for food during the day. They eat small skinks, and the females give birth to up to seven live young.


Eastern mainland Australia.


Most areas, including forests, woodlands, heathlands and rocky outcrops.

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