Golden Tree Snake

A slender, solid-toothed harmless snake that varies considerably in colour. Many Kimberley individuals are golden and referred to as "bronzeback", however olive-green, blue and black individuals occur. It attains a maximum length of 170 cm. It spends much of its life off the ground gliding through foliage hunting for frogs and lizards.

A Golden Tree Snake (Dendrelaphis punctulatus) from Broome, WA

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