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.
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