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Russell's Kukri Snake
 


 
Description
  • Scales smooth.
  • Head slightly or not broader than neck.
  • Eyes has round Pupil; short tail has pointed tip.
  • Markings on head and back extremely variable.
Behavior
  • Though active by day and night, frequently seen at dusk.
  • Found in forests as well as near human habitation.
  • Climbs well.
  • Eats reptile and amphibian eggs; captive specimens ate small lizards.
  • Has sharp flattened, curved teeth useful for slicing into reptile eggs.
  • Young feed on insects, grubs and spiders.
  • Lays 3-9 eggs in late June.
  • The enlarged rostral suggests that this is a burrower and indeed, captive specimen will burro into cage soil.
  • Generally quiet docile, will flatten body and strike sideways when provoked.
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