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Dhaman or Oriental Ratsnake

Ptyas mucosus

Description:

It was a beautiful snake, but the time I saw it was dead.

Habitat:

forest

Notes:

This photo was took by me,last year when I had a simple nokia phone. This snake was inside my friends home and his father killed that snake.My Friend told that this came to his house just because rats.

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3 Comments

Subash Thakur
Subash Thakur 9 years ago

thanks forest dragon.........its a rat snake.I found it through indiansnakes.org

Subash Thakur
Subash Thakur 9 years ago

I don't remember much but the snake was small........about 50 to 60cm

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

It was difficult for me to find a website with good photos of snakes of India. Here are a couple of things I found that might be useful for trying to ID the snake.
If there is any other info you can give us about the snake (like color and pattern) it might help too.
http://www.indiansnakes.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptyas_mucos...

Subash Thakur
Spotted by
Subash Thakur

Himachal Pradesh, India

Spotted on Aug 19, 2011
Submitted on May 8, 2012

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