The Parker’s Snake is an aquatic, very venomous snake, reported from Western Province, Papua New Guinea. Length, up to 6 feet. Smooth scales. Enlarged ventrals. Short tail. Lives in small freshwater swamps and inland streams. It is incredibly venemous
In 1972 and 1973, one of these snakes bit three children near the village of Wipim, Papua New Guinea. All three quickly died, faster than most victims of bites by Taipans (Oxyuranus spp.) or Sea snakes (Hydrophis spp.).