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Paradise flying tree snake

Description:

This snake is about 50 cm long , Im sure its young and cannot master its craft of gliding yet. It falls down beside my father while tending our garden, that's why he picked it up and we took a picture. A philippine coin and a measuring tape was place beside it to give an idea of its size. We are cautious it must be venomous at first so my father wore a glove, but I found out on a research later that its harmless. I cannot determine the exact scientific name as it differs in appearance or pattern with other Chrysopelea species Ive seen in the web.

Habitat:

we learned that its arboreal and feeds on insects and smaller lizards and frogs.

Notes:

This specimen was released after we take its picture.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Paradise flying snake
Chrysopelea paradisi variabilis


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9 Comments

That is one gorgeous snake, great pattern and colors, it is nice it is harmless. Thank you for sharing, shekainah d. alaban.

Kristen
Kristen 9 years ago

Beautiful little snake you have there!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Wonderful patterns!

dedes
dedes 9 years ago

beautiful colors

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 9 years ago

What a beautiful Snake!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

The patterns and colors are beautiful! Nice spotting!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

What a lovely snake!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Gorgeous snake, and a fun composition!

misako
misako 9 years ago

beautiful snake!

Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Spotted on Jan 18, 2010
Submitted on Mar 3, 2012

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