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Green keelback

Macrophisthodon plumbicolor

Description:

This green snake came out from below some crates that had been unloaded a couple of days earlier. No doubt it had crept in from the surrounding foliage.

Habitat:

Near the peak of Gurushikhar, Aravalli mountains, edge of the Thar desert of Rajasthan

Notes:

After moving around for a while, it disappeared back into the surrounding bushes..

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4 Comments

Shashikiran
Shashikiran 5 years ago

Thanks chimetsetan for your comment

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 5 years ago

lovely juvenile GKB. I only found a single specimen of adult here in south once. I guess its rare chance to find one.

Shashikiran
Shashikiran 5 years ago

Thanks namitha

namitha
namitha 5 years ago

Cool find!

Rajasthan, India

Lat: 24.65, Long: 72.78

Spotted on Oct 19, 2010
Submitted on Sep 14, 2013

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