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Black-headed snake Tatama National Park, Colombia Size is small, I'm thinking 30-40cm. Overall color is dark reddish brown with a yellow band near the head. Our guide suggested it may be a juvenile. Cerro Montezuma,Choco,Chocó,Colombia,Colombia Choco & Pacific region,Fall,Geotagged,Montezuma,South America,Tantilla melanocephala,Tatama National Park,Tatamá National Park,World,tantilla melanocephala Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Black-headed snake Tatama National Park, Colombia

Size is small, I'm thinking 30-40cm. Overall color is dark reddish brown with a yellow band near the head. Our guide suggested it may be a juvenile.

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''Tantilla melanocephala'', commonly known as the black-headed snake, is a species of small colubrid snake endemic to Central America and South America.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Feb 12, 2018. Captured Oct 19, 2017 10:39 in Apía-Tadó, Condoto, Chocó, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/7.6
  • 1/400s
  • ISO3200
  • 260mm