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Sri Lankan flying snake

Chrysopelea taprobanica


This snake is capable of making spectacular glides between trees.Inhabits old growth trees, as well as secondary vegetation, cultivations, sometimes entering human dwellings, at elevation up to 200m. Diurnal, arboreal and oviparous , it's diet comprises lizards such as geckos and agamids, bats, rodents, birds and other small snakes.


trees near the research station - Naula

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1 Comment

DanielHernández 8 years ago

Nice spot!!!!

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Kandy CP, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Apr 22, 2014
Submitted on Apr 22, 2014

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