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Snake Safety Training: Why Is This Important for Everyone?

Blog | February 28th, 2018

While the Great Outback is teeming with wildlife such as snakes, these animals often find their way into suburbs and city centres. This is why snake safety training is important for everyone, especially for children. One of the first things people find interesting is that not all snakes are venomous.… Read More

Eastern Brown Snake: What You Need To Know

Blog | January 30th, 2018

Australia is rich with wildlife, among these are reptiles such snakes. There are many types of snakes in Australia, but only few are venomous. One of the most venomous snakes is the eastern brown snake, it is a defensive and highly dangerous reptile that people should be made aware of,… Read More

Snake Safety: Immediate First Aid Tips When Bitten By a Venomous Snake

Blog | January 19th, 2018

If someone you know is bitten by a snake, then they need immediate first aid treatment. Unfortunately, many people are still unfamiliar with snakes enough to tell the venomous snakes apart from non-venomous snakes. This is why all snake bites should be treated as venomous bites. Immediate First Aid Tips… Read More

Spencer’s Monitor Lizard: Behaviour and Characteristics

Blog | December 6th, 2017

Spencer’s goanna, also known as Spencer’s monitor (binomial name Varanus spenceri), is a species of monitor lizard that is endemic to Australia. Belonging to the family Varanidae, it was named after the English-Australian biologist Walter Baldwin Spencer. Spencer’s monitors are moderately sized monitor lizards that can grow to up to… Read More

The Circle and Balance of Life: Why We Encourage Wildlife School Incursions

Blog | November 7th, 2017

Everyday children are learning new things about society, technologies, and basic school subjects, although these are all import subjects children should know about, there is another subject that is of paramount importance – wildlife conservation. Protecting the natural habitat of endangered animals is at the foundation of wildlife conservation, which… Read More

Telltale Signs that you have a Snake in Your Home

Blog | October 17th, 2017

Having a pet snake inside your house is one thing, but having a wild snake invading your home can dangerous, if it is a venomous snake. If you chance upon a snake at home, your first instinct is to probably kill it, but it is unwise to attempt it. Instead,… Read More

Some Tips on How to Overcome Arachnophobia (Fear of Spiders)

Blog | September 28th, 2017

Arachnophobia is one of the most common phobias in the world, accounting for about 40% of all phobias. It is generally considered a subcategory of entomophobia – the fear of insects – and affects as much as 70 – 80% of the world’s population. And, like all phobias, it is… Read More

Differences between Turtles and Tortoises

Blog | September 6th, 2017

For over 10 years Black Snake Productions have provided educational, fun, and interactive wildlife presentations with the help of our amazing animals, at schools, corporate events, shopping centres, country shows, and festivals across the country. We also provide informative blog articles that also help people to better understand native Australian… Read More

Are Australian Dingoes Endangered?

Blog | August 23rd, 2017

Australia has many types of animals, some that are also found to inhabit other southeastern regions of Asia, such as the well-known wild canine (Canis lupus dingo) called the Dingo. These hardy, carnivorous dogs can survive and thrive in various types of environments, however, with the fast development of land… Read More

What Happens to Snakes during Winter Season?

Blog | July 13th, 2017

There are many interesting facts to learn about snakes in Australia, such as there are 140 species of snakes that live on land, and 32 species of sea snakes. Interesting to note that roughly 100 species of snakes are venomous, but only 12 snakes types have a bite that could… Read More

Differences between Dragon Lizards, Goannas, Geckos and Skinks

Blog | June 23rd, 2017

Reptiles and amphibians are amazingly captivating and mysterious species that have long held peoples’ interest. With an ancient pedigree and an equally long and storied history in myth and legend, they are no less intriguing and mysterious today as they were hundreds of years ago. Yet while in the old… Read More

Benefits of Wildlife Education to Kindergarten Students

Blog | June 14th, 2017

In this day and age, more than ever before, it is paramount that young children are taught the importance of wildlife conservation as a bridge that will reconnect modern society to nature. Today, kindergarten students are constantly bombarded with television, gaming, and gadgets, but have little exposure to wildlife and… Read More