Picture: J. Bulian
Dendrelaphis pictus (Common Bronzeback Snake)
Thai: (ngu sai man pra intra)
approx. 120 cm
Occurrence: Whole of Thailand
The snake can be found in woods and on the agricultural lowlands. It is active during the day and at twilight. Its food is frogs and lizards. If threatened, this animal shows imposing defensive behaviour. It enlarges the surface area of the front of the body by flattening itself out to the sides.