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Brown Snake

With the weather warming up across the Riverland we’re being warned about potential snake sightings.

What is important to note is Snakes are a protected native animal and they have an important part to play in the ecosystem, especially in helping to control rats and mice.

The department of environment advises that if you do see a snake to keep well away, and don’t try to catch or kill it as this is when most bites happen.

More info on how to maintain your property to reduce the likelihood of snakes, visit the Department for Environment and Water website.

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