Ahaetulla nasuta Green Vine Snake
Also known as:
Long-nosed Tree Snake, Long-nosed Whip Snake
Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri LankaAugust 18, 2019
Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla nasuta) Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla nasuta)
These are extremely similar to the closely related vine snakes I had seen in Borneo, but that doesn't make them any less fun. The second one pictured here was a youngster that was drinking water from the leaf it was perched on, a few minutes after a ten-minute downpour.
Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri LankaAugust 19, 2019
Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla nasuta)
This is how a vine snake catches your eye when you're scanning the vegetation at night for creatures herpetological.
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