Ganba or Jeedarra is a mystery snake of Nullarbor Plain, South Australia. Huge size. The gurgling sound of under-ground streams is said to be caused by its breath. Seizes and eats people.
- The Amethystine python (Morelia amethystina) of Cape York, Queensland, is Australia’s largest snake. Average specimens are 15 feet long, though outsize individuals attain nearly 24 feet. Its scales have an iridescent sheen. However, this snake strictly lives in the forest.
- The Taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus), one of Australia’s most dangerous snakes, is found along the coast of Queensland and the Kimberley region.