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Keeled Slug-Eating Snake A semi-large arboreal species of snake native to Southeast Asia. Figured I should introduce a few new species as its been a while and I am in Thailand at the moment. This adult was found atop some vegetation at about chest height at night. Keeled slug-eating snake,Pareas carinatus Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Keeled Slug-Eating Snake

A semi-large arboreal species of snake native to Southeast Asia. Figured I should introduce a few new species as its been a while and I am in Thailand at the moment. This adult was found atop some vegetation at about chest height at night.

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The keeled slug-eating snake, ''Pareas carinatus'', is a species of snake in the family Colubridae . It is relatively widespread in Southeast Asia, from southern China to Burma and Indochina to the Malay Archipelago . Two subspecies are recognized: ''P. c. carinatus'' and ''P. c. unicolor'', the latter being confined to Cambodia.

Keeled slug-eating snakes live in or near forests. They are nocturnal and mostly arboreal, and as the common name suggests, they feed exclusively on snails and.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by TristanV
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By TristanV

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Uploaded Jun 1, 2018. Captured Apr 10, 2018 16:01.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/256s
  • ISO1600
  • 100mm