Ahaetulla fasciolata Speckle-headed Whip Snake
Also known as:
Banded Vine Snake
near Poring, Sabah, MalaysiaMarch 2, 2018
Speckle-headed Whip Snake (Ahaetulla fasciolata) Speckle-headed Whip Snake (Ahaetulla fasciolata)
Kurt spotted this snake while returning our previously-found snake to its original location. At first we assumed it was the common species Ahaetulla prasina, which we had both seen many times before, but a good look at the face convinced us that it was instead Ahaetulla fasciolata, which neither of us had seen before.
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