Sunday, January 8, 2012

World's Most Colorful Snakes

Snakes are elongate, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes that can be distinguished from legless lizards by their lack of eyelids and external ears. We all know that most of the snakes a dangerous and some are deadly too. But we rarely know that some of the snakes are so color full too.

Now let's have a look at a collection of most colorful snakes on earth.

Emerald Tree Boa

Most species of boas are colorful like the Corallus caninus, a non-venomous snake found in the rain-forests of South America. Adults grow to about 6 feet or 1.8 m in length.. They have highly developed front teeth that are likely proportionately larger than those of any other non-venomous snake.

Coast Garter Snake

This species of snake is called Coast Garter Snake or Thamnophis elegans terrestris have toxins in their saliva and the bite can produce mild reaction in humans. They are not considered dangerous to humans, although they excrete a foul smelling musk when handled.

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