1
$\begingroup$

image

CLose image Large image

Is this snake poisonous, found wrapped around a tree in middle of hot summer of 40 degrees celcius, in himachal, Northern INDIA, Himalayan foothills?

$\endgroup$
1
$\begingroup$

This appears to be a bronzeback tree snake, which is a common species of tree snake in India. It is a slender snake with characteristic bronze body and a pale stripe down the sides. It usually has a white spot on top of its head, which I think you can see in the second picture. It should also have blue inter-scale areas if you pull the scales apart.

It is non-venomous, but like all snakes may bite if attacked.

$\endgroup$

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.