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Natal Green Snake

Philothamnus natalensis


Dark green back and light green belly. When he breathes in you can see black and iridescent blue between his scales.


Found in a bush near a creek during the day in a ravine.

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chebeague20142 10 years ago

Evan though I do not like snakes I still like it

ShannaB 10 years ago


AshleyT 10 years ago

Thanks Sarah, Tom, Kd, Emily, James, Noel, Antonio, and Mark! He was fun to photograph, such a pretty snake!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

What a superb little snake. Nice shots Ashley. I like 2 & 5 most.

Beautiful Ashley,amazing collours,great series,congrats and thanks for sharing

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 10 years ago

WOW! Simply great, Ashley!

James McNair
James McNair 10 years ago

Awesome series of shots Ashley....

EmilyMarino 10 years ago

OMG pretty!

kdpicturemaker 10 years ago

Lovely! As with bird feathers - up close you can see the iridescence, so beautiful to observe.

Tom15 10 years ago

Nice series of a beautiful snake! You did find a bunch of snakes on this trip!

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 10 years ago

Beautiful snake!

Spotted by

Phumelela Local Municipality, Free State, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 6, 2014
Submitted on Jan 22, 2014

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