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Green vine snake (Oxybelis brevirostris) | by pbertner
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Green vine snake (Oxybelis brevirostris)

snake is displaying defensive gaping and stereotyped response to a perceived threat. It will open wide and make feints and threaten to bite despite being a non-poisonous, rear-fanged colubrid. Found during a night hike in Bilsa reserve, Ecuador.

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Taken on April 29, 2011