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Green Tree Snake

Dendrelaphis punctulata


Though these snakes are called green, they are actually slate grey to black on top & yellow beneath. This one was a little over a metre long. They can make cats & dogs very ill, so we locked up our puppy for the afternoon :)


Found in woodlands, wet & dry schlerophyl forests & rain forest. After searching all last week for a snake & spending this morning searching as well, here he was in my own backyard!

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LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Thank you Karen :)

KarenL 9 years ago

Great series Leanne!

LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Thanks Argy! Yeh he was really quite lumpy. He also had a lot of smaller lumps under his skin, not quite sure what they are, but nearly every tree snake I've seen had them. Couldn't get a shot of those though.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Fantastic Leanne. Some really nice shots there too. Looks like it's had a few meals lately in pic 4 ?.

LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Thanks Christiane!

Christiane 9 years ago

Cool photo.. LOVE IT!!

LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Thank you Rachael & Maria :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

great series!

RachaelB 9 years ago

Awesome shot Leanne!

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Sep 25, 2012
Submitted on Sep 25, 2012

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