Green Rat Snake
Non Venomous
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Family: Colubridae
Genus: Ptyas
Common name: Green Rat Snake
Scientific name: Ptyas nigromarginatus
Species: P. nigromarginatus
Adults: 1.70 m
Maximum: 2560mm (101 in)
Region: In Indian Snake found from Sikkim and Darjeeling to Arunachal Pradesh. Also China, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet
Description: Large in length, elongate, cylindrical bodied snake with a long tail. Can grow to a maximum of about 2.60 metres. Head is elongate and distinct from neck. Eyes are large in size with round pupils. Dorsal scales with apical pits, smooth laterally with median 4 to 6 rows keeled. Ventrals are rounded.
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