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Northern tree snake

Dendrelaphis calligastra

Description:

Olive-green to brown body has darker bands and a dark streak extends from the snout back through the eye. The belly and some of the lateral scales are cream to yellow.

Habitat:

Elevated rainforest @ 1000m

Notes:

This slender agile snake with a whip like tail is usually found in dense vegetation, particularly in rainforest where it preys on frogs and birds as well as other small reptiles and mammals.

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4 Comments

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 6 years ago

Thanks Mark

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

One of our ten colubrid species. Great spotting Mac.

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 6 years ago

Thanks Neil

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

Sweet spotting, Mac. Awesome pics.

MacChristiansen
Spotted by
MacChristiansen

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 14, 2014
Submitted on Nov 14, 2014

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