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  Green Tree-snake
Green Tree-snake
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COLUBRID SNAKE
Family COLUBRIDAE
NON- VENOMOUS
 
Description:
The Green Tree-snake has a head which is slightly distinct from it's long, slender body. It has large eyes with round pupils and a whip-like tail. This species varies considerably in it's colouring. . The form found in South East Queensland is usually Olive green to grey with a yellow underbelly, particularly on the throat and neck. This snake may also be dark brown, black, tan, yellow or blue.
 
Size:
Adults 100 - 200 cm
 
Behaviour:
The Green Tree-snake is arboreal and diurnal and can be found in a variety habitats. It is very inquisitive and an excellent climber. When threatened, the Green Tree-snake may inflate it's body and neck and can emit a pungent odour from it's vent.
 
Prey:
Mainly frogs and sometimes reptile eggs and small mammals.
 
Reproduction:
Females lay up to 14 eggs in a clutch.
 
 
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