Oxyuranus temporalis

Oxyuranus temporalis

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Oxyuranus temporalis

The Central Ranges taipan, or Western Desert taipan, is a species of taipan that was described in 2007 by Australian researchers Paul Doughty, Brad Maryan, Stephen Donnellan and Mark Hutchinson. Taipans are large, fast, extremely venomous Australasian snakes. The Central Ranges taipan was named one of the top five new species of 2007 by the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University.

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1. Oxyuranus temporalis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxyuranus_temporalis
2. Oxyuranus temporalis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/42493183/42493187

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