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A definitive and authoratative book on Australia's Reptiles and Frogs.  It is now available on CD-rom along with over 100 definitive reptile-related publications - It is a KREFFT'S DWARF SNAKE Cacophis krefftii GUNTHER, 1863
This snake is found from Woy Woy on the NSW central coast to southeast Queensland. Its colour is greyish prior to sloughing. Males average 25 cm whilst females average 30 cm.
The scalation is smooth with 15 mid body rows, 140-160 ventrals, divided anal, and 25-40 all divided subcaudals.
Found in forest habitats this nocturnal snake feeds principally on small lizards. Most specimens are caught during the day hiding under ground cover such as rocks, logs, tree bark and thick leaf litter.
Like other snakes of the genus Cacophis the Kreffts' Dwarf Snake will bluff using a threat display, but rarely biting, when caught.
This snake lays an average of 3 large eggs. Hatchlings measure 10 cm.

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