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Many-banded Coral Snake (Micrurus multifasciatus) uncovered I found this coral snake by digging through leaf litter with my hands in a failed attempt to rediscover a salamander that had vanished under the leaves moments before. This is not a recommended method for locating coral snakes. Geotagged,Many-banded Coral Snake,Micrurus multifasciatus,Panama,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Many-banded Coral Snake (Micrurus multifasciatus) uncovered

I found this coral snake by digging through leaf litter with my hands in a failed attempt to rediscover a salamander that had vanished under the leaves moments before. This is not a recommended method for locating coral snakes.

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  1. Some of the first from Panama, great! Posted 4 years ago

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This is a long, slender 2 colored (sometimes 3 colored) coral snake, adults usually 75 to 90 cm long, with many rings around its body.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by John Sullivan
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By John Sullivan

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Uploaded Jan 3, 2016. Captured Jan 10, 2014 18:28 in calle la Planta, El Valle de Antón, Panama.
  • PENTAX K-5
  • f/22.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm