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Sri Lankan green pit viper

Trimeresurus trigonocephalus

Description:

A moderately venomous pit viper species endemic to Sri Lanka.A nocturnal sluggish arboreal snake it occupies grasslands and rainforests.When threatened it vibrates its tail forms a sinuous loop with the forebody and lashes out bite.Feed on rodents frogs and birds.

Notes:

At Gannoruwa forest.


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11 Comments

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 4 years ago

Thank you Jorge.

Great spotting

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 5 years ago

Thank you Sau!

Love this guy ! :) :)

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 5 years ago

Thank u Adi and armadeus!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 5 years ago

That green just pops! Beautiful pics Chamalka. Thank you for sharing :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Green illuminates ... :) An excellent spotting Cha :)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

great pics Cha......

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 5 years ago

Thank you Dilan and Pradeep.

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 5 years ago

Nice shot!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

Great shot chamalka!

Chamalka Dulmini
Spotted by
Chamalka Dulmini

Kandy CP, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.29, Long: 80.58

Spotted on Aug 9, 2014
Submitted on Aug 10, 2014

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