Advice

RSPCA advice on how to make your backyard unattractive to snakes

By Rspca
Updated November 21 2023 - 9:57am, first published November 20 2023 - 2:44pm

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A baby python will be just as scared as you are. Stay still or back away slowly. Picture supplied
A baby python will be just as scared as you are. Stay still or back away slowly. Picture supplied

In the warmer weather, it's more common to see snakes out and about, including in places such as your backyard. Snakes are beautiful native animals that are generally shy, but they can become aggressive in defence if they feel threatened by humans or animals.

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