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A Shokar's Bronzeback posing on a mossy log We found this arboreal snake resting at night up in some vegetation about head-high. They can move surprisingly quickly through the trees, but this one seemed perfectly content to pose for us for a few minutes after we interrupted its beauty sleep. Dendrelaphis schokari,Geotagged,Schokars bronzeback,Sri Lanka,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

A Shokar's Bronzeback posing on a mossy log

We found this arboreal snake resting at night up in some vegetation about head-high. They can move surprisingly quickly through the trees, but this one seemed perfectly content to pose for us for a few minutes after we interrupted its beauty sleep.

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  1. I had no idea Sri Lanka had so many endemics, incredible. Posted 9 months ago
    1. Oh yeah, big tropical island, loooooots of endemic species. Posted 9 months ago

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''Dendrelaphis schokari'', also known as Schokar's Bronzeback or the Common Bronzeback, is a species of non-venomous arboreal snake in the family Colubridae. The species is endemic to Sri Lanka.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by John Sullivan
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Uploaded Sep 17, 2019. Captured Aug 20, 2019 19:57 in Kalukandawa, Sri Lanka.
  • PENTAX K-3 II
  • f/16.0
  • 1/80s
  • ISO100
  • 35mm