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Checkered Keelback

Xenochrophis piscator


scales keeled.dull yellow in color with black checks on the collar present.two dark stripes seen along the eyes.stout and measured 3.5 feet in length.


very common snake found mostly along paddy fields and water bodies where fishes and frogs are their main food.

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1 Comment

Arun 9 years ago

Cool spotting ...

Gopal murali
Spotted by
Gopal murali

Thanjavur (தஞ்சாவூர்), Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Mar 14, 2011
Submitted on Jul 22, 2012

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