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Two-step Snake During the Vietnam War, American soldiers called this Snake, Two-step Snake as they are highly venomous and that the person bitten are likely to die within 2 steps, however this is not true although this Snake is highly venomous.  They are more known as Many-banded Krait, Bungarus multicinctus. Bungarus multicinctus,Fall,Geotagged,Hong Kong,Venomous,krait,snake,two-step Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Two-step Snake

During the Vietnam War, American soldiers called this Snake, Two-step Snake as they are highly venomous and that the person bitten are likely to die within 2 steps, however this is not true although this Snake is highly venomous. They are more known as Many-banded Krait, Bungarus multicinctus.

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  1. Compliments on how you share your spottings, the descriptions are very educational. Posted 3 years ago

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The Many-banded krait , also known as the Taiwanese krait or the Chinese krait, is a highly venomous species of elapid snake found in throughout much of central and southern China and Southeast Asia. The species was first described by the scientist Edward Blyth in 1861. This species has two known subspecies, the nominate ''Bungarus multicinctus multicinctus'', and ''Bungarus multicinctus wanghaotingi''. The many-banded krait mostly inhabits marshy areas throughout its geographical distribution,.. more

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Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Aug 6, 2016. Captured Oct 4, 2015 00:48 in Tai Po Kau Forest Track - Kon Hang Section, Tai Po Kau, Hong Kong.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/22.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO200
  • 105mm