The eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis) (image) University of Queensland Share Print E-Mail Caption In Australia, the eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis) alone is responsible for an estimated 76 per cent of reported domestic pet snakebites each year. Credit Stewart Macdonald Usage Restrictions Must be credited. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.