Golden crowned snake

Scientific NameCacophis squamulosus

Golden Crowned Snake

Golden Crowned Snake

Description: Dark brown to grey with distinct pale yellow streak along both sides of neck extending to snout. 

Habitat: Prefers deeper forested areas, particularly rain forest on mountain slopes, however can show up in suburbs near waterways and moist environments with good ground cover and shelter

About: Only mildly venomous, however will bluff and mock bite if threatened, rearing into an S-shape to display its bright orange ventral pigmentation

Source: Wikipedia

SVL: 750 mm

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