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Calico Snake

Oxyrhopus petolarius

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Calico Snake
Oxyrhopus petolarius

5 Comments

Chris Carille
Chris Carille 2 years ago

Not a poisonous snake, but a mimic of one. Oxyrhopus are mimics of coral snakes, hence the banding.

auntnance123
auntnance123 2 years ago

Very cool.

Is it poisonous? This is a cool pic!

Chris Carille
Chris Carille 2 years ago

Very jealous! Awesome snake to find!

wonju.brian
wonju.brian 2 years ago

For now, I would say it is a milk snake. Specifically which one? Not sure.

Alto Inambari, Puno, Peru

Lat: -14.22, Long: -69.17

Spotted on Mar 8, 2011
Submitted on Jun 13, 2011

Spotted for mission

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