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False Coral Snake


False Coral Snake
Photo Information
Copyright: Enio Branco (Brutamonte) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 18 W: 0 N: 92] (1202)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-28
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Sony Cybershot W50
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Snakes - Serpientes - Serpents [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-07-29 16:27
Viewed: 32536
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Portuguese]
Scientific classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Genus: Oxyrhopus
Species: O. Guibei

Oxyrhopus guibei, one of False Coral is a snake found in Brazil. The species is rear-fanged and its saliva is extremely toxic to Anolis lizards. They feed on lizards, frogs, small rodents, birds and probably other snakes.
This is a juvenille with no more than a month. Adults can reach 1,20m, very calm, can lay till 18 eggs.


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  • Great 
  • neia Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 188 W: 34 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-08-03 7:31]

As cores são bonitas e pelo menos é bemmmm menor que a cobra do Reynaldo, boa foto, mas não deixa de ser cobra, longe de mim, parabéns.

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  • nofer Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1190 W: 366 N: 811] (2307)
  • [2007-08-09 11:29]

Eu acho muito bonita... só que difícil a identificação a primeira vista o que acaba sendo um risco grande. A foto está ótima, um bom trabalho.
TFS
Reynaldo

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