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Green Vine Snake(Head)

Ahaetulla nasuta

Description:

The green vine snake is diurnal and mildly venomous. The reptile normally feeds on frogs and lizards using its binocular vision to hunt. They are slow moving, relying on camouflaging as a vine in foliage. The snake expands its body when disturbed to show a black and white scale marking. Also, they may open their mouth in threat display and point their head in the direction of the perceived threat. There is a widespread myth in parts of southern India that the species uses its pointed head to blind its human victims.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahaetulla_n...)

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10 Comments

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Thank you Bhagya & Audiewilkins for your comments!!!

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 7 years ago

Wow! Spectacular! =}

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Wow!!!! Nice capture Dilo.....

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

A small discription was added about this snake from wikipedia!!!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Thank you very much Saumya,Adarsha & outsidegirl for your nice comments!!!
Thank you friends who liked this spotting!!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Wowiee..perfect capture Dilan!

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 7 years ago

very bright! great shot!

Great picture ! (Y)

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Thank you for your nice comment venusflytrap2000!!!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

wow, teriffic photography dilan!

Dilan Chathuranga
Spotted by
Dilan Chathuranga

Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jun 7, 2014
Submitted on Jun 9, 2014

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