Snakes are one hazard of bush walking, especially when walking off track or in the warmer months.
Many people think that snakes only come out during the Summer months, this is untrue. Snakes are defiantly more active in the warmer months but can be found all year round, even during the Winter.
Snakes hibernate a lot in the cooler months but will still come out approximately every 14 days to empty their bowels.
It's essential that you know what to do i the event of a snake bite. It may end up saving you or your friends life.
There are now apps you can get for your smart phone that have emergency first aid procedures alternatively websites such as St Johns ambulance will contain everything you need to know in the event of a snake bite.