Red-bellied black snake

MONOCHROME

Although these venomous snakes are not aggressive and prefer to avoid humans, I was happy to be taking the portrait of this red-bellied black snake in a safe environment at Taronga Zoo.

Taronga Zoo, Sydney, New South Wales 

Nikon D3S, Nikkor 105 f/2.8, 1/400, f/3, ISO 450 

by Adam Plucinski, New South Wales