Cape Snake Rescue

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   Sep 21

Boomslang

  • Large eyes compared to head
  • Light ventral with slight yellow tinge
  • Dark green above
  • Average size 1.2 -- 1.6m, slender and agile snakes favouring trees
  • will hunt on ground
  • very¬†shy and flees at the chance
  • Males are typically green, whereas the female is brown
  • Very potent Haemotoxic venom
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    Boomslang in its natural habitat Boomslang from behind
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    Boomslang keeping very still Close up of head

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