Slaty-grey snake Stegonotus cucullatus

Non-venomous

The slaty-grey snake is uniform brown to leaden-grey or black above with a white or cream belly. It is a nocturnal snake that lives around human habitations and usually forages on the ground for frogs. When disturbed it releases a strong odour from its anal gland. The slaty-grey snake grows up to 1.3 m.