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Common Blunt-headed Vine Snake

Imantodes cenchoa

Description:

thin body, up to 128cm, prehensile tail, perfectly adapted to life in the trees, able to extend half its body length between gaps in the branches. has vertical slits for pupils which allow for the snake to look down, this trait is what gives it an advantage over other snakes.

Habitat:

rainforest

Notes:

I spotted this snake on a night hike in Yatama Reserve.

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3 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 months ago

Yeah, you're right, I see it now. Not sure what thats about. @Saturniidae those eyes are something else!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 months ago

Sweet. Seems to have a little kink just back from the head?

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 10 months ago

It's cool how it's head is so small, yet it has large eyes :)

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Heredia, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 5, 2020
Submitted on Mar 28, 2020

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