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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. The green vine snake is a slender green tree snake found in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. -- http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahaetulla...
Spotted on Aug 1, 2014
Submitted on Aug 1, 2014
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35 Comments (1–25)
Thank you very much Beaker!!
Belated congrats Dilan. This is a gorgeous shot!
Thanks Ernst Weiher!!
Thanks Nuwan Aiya,Chathura Malli,Marta & Sukanya !!!!
Congratulations, Dilan malli
Wow! SOTDs galore. Great spotting.
woow nice one aiyya..congratzzz aiyya...
Thanks Chamalka,Bhagya,Saumya,Mark,Daniele & joseph for your nice comments & wishes....!!!!
Great job dilan way to go ! Congrats ! :)
Great shot Dilan. Congratulations.
CONGRATULATIONS DILAN on SOTD!, this snakes scale marking gives a 3D effect. Wonderful!
Congrats Dilo proud of you........
Thank you Very much Yasser and the Project Noah community for selecting this spotting as the SOTD!!!!Thanks Friends!!!
Congrats dilan.wowww its amazing.
Dilan, you are on a roll! Congrats on another incredible Spotting of the Day! This green vine snake really stands out on the black background revealing some wonderful details. Thanks for sharing!
Agree with you Glima!!Thank you very much for your Nice comment!!!
Hi Maria dB & Doreen!Actually I didn't expect such a background!This photo was taken early in the morning(Day before yesterday).One of friends stand in front of me with a black color t-shirt.His t-shirt has helped to create a black color background unexpectedly !I cropped that photo using Picasa 3......
WOW!! What a fantastic picture, Dilan Chathuranga.
I swear it looks 3D, in the front of the body, when you look at the green rectangles the dark ones look like their shadow... and I can not get my eyes to see it picture flat!!..... : o
Very nice! Like Doreen, I'm curious how you got the black background.
A small discription was added from http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahaetulla.... Thank for the comment Lisapowers!!!
Fabulous photo capture Dilan! <3
Thank you Saumya,Bhagya,Pamsai & doreen!!!
How did you get the black background? Very nice