Monday, October 13, 2008

Common Vine Snake

Vine snake (Ahaetulla nasuta)

A bright green, slender and gracefull snake, the Vine snake (Ahaetulla nasuta). It has Large eyes and long slender snout. The most beautiful thing are their Pupils, they are horizontal, the pupil forms a horizontal slit. They are mostly found in bushes and trees. They feed on lizards, some reports of tadpoles also.They are diurnal in nature. Threat display consist of flattened body with wide open mouth. This beautiful snake is mildly venomous and has rear fangs.

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