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Malayan vine snake feasting- Ahaetulla mycterizans | by PF T.J.
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Malayan vine snake feasting- Ahaetulla mycterizans

As a member of the Colubrid family, the Malayan vine snake has groove teeth located at the back of its jaw (opisthoglyphous), which is very much different from those in vipers (Viperidae) and cobras (Elapidae). Although constituting the largest snake family, colubrids are generally harmless to humans (not un-painful though :p) .

 

Ahaetulla mycterizans is morphologically similar to Ahaetulla prasina apart from a white belly with paired longitudinal green lines.

 

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Taken on September 12, 2014