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Hieropis viridiflavus ssp.carbonarius
A young H. v. carbonarius, 25cm long. Yonug snakes do not resemble adults, who are entirely black and can grow to 1,5 m. These snakes are very fast and are easily irritated, but are not poisonous.
Sub Mediterranean bushes in a small village.
Spotted on Aug 4, 2012
Submitted on Jan 20, 2015