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(10/11/17) Seen a snake?

Snakes are coming out of hibernation and we’ve already had a few reports of dugites at South Beach and Booyeembara Park.

Their natural habitat is sand dunes and bushland so stay well away if you see one and please seek medical attention immediately if you get bitten!

Our Community Safety team can help if you spot a snake in your yard. Give them a call on 1300 360 666.

If it's out of hours and a snake is prohibiting access to a facility it's best to contact an experienced snake catcher to relocate the snake without harm to the snake or people. Volunteer snake relocators can be contacted through Wildcare Helpline on 08 9474 9055.

You can also try Wild Things Animal Control Solutions 0403 833 077 who will remove snakes for a fee.

There's plenty more info on the Department of Wildlife and Protection website​.