There’s no need to pre-book general admission tickets. Simply arrive at Level 2 to enter the museum between 9:30am and 3pm (doors close at 4pm). 

File Snakes - Acrochordidae

File snakes are totally aquatic fish-eaters.

They have loose, baggy skin covered with tiny, rasp-like scales.

Two species are found in Queensland; one lives in freshwater (Acrochordus arafurae), the other in coastal, mangrove- lined habitats.

File snakes produce live young and breed infrequently.

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