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''Chrysopelea ornata'' is a colubrid snake found in South and Southeast Asia. It is, along with the other species in its genus ''Chrysopelea'', very unusual in that it is capable of a type of gliding flight. It is also rear-fanged. Currently, three subspecies are recognized. The snake's striking looks and capability of gliding make it a popular choice for captivity.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Feb 26, 2019. Captured Jan 13, 2019 11:54 in Unnamed Road, Tambon Yonok, Amphoe Chiang Saen, Chang Wat Chiang Rai 57150, Thailand.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/2.8
  • 10/50000s
  • ISO400
  • 55mm