Painted Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis Pictus) A Non Venomous Snakes in Southeast Asia and India

Painted bronzeback snake

Painted Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis Pictus)

The golden bronze tree snake (Dendrelaphis Pictus or Painted bronzeback) can be found in Southeast Asia and India. It has a pointed muzzle. The coloring is distinguished by a black dorsal stripe that starts behind the eyes and reaches the neck as well as by two bright light lateral stripes bordered by one or two dark streaks. The tail is long and extremely thin. It can measure up to 121 cm (47.6 inches).

This snake can be found in parts of Asia and lives in the countries of India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar , Nepal, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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This snake can be found in scrubland, forests, parks, gardens and coastal areas. The species is not poisonous and mainly eats small vertebrates such as frogs and lizards.

Painted Bronzeback snake reproduce by laying eggs (oviparous). The number of eggs produced is 2 to 10 eggs. Each newly hatched young snake is about 25 cm (9.8 inches) long.

In the event of danger, he pretends to be dead, freezing, opening his mouth and limping his tongue out of it, and stays in this position for a long time.

Sources: PinterPandai, Ecology Asia, Fauna Fondness

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