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Gerarda prevostiana | by JohnCMurphy1
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Gerarda prevostiana

Gerard's water snake, Gerarda prevostiana , is widespread in mangrove habitats from India and Sri Lanka to the Philippines. It feeds on newly molted crabs, and is known to pull its prey apart before swallowing (very unusual behavior for a snake). Specimen from Singapore.

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Taken on April 1, 2012