Beddome's Cat Snake
Mildly Venomous
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Family: Colubridae
Genus: Boiga
Common name: Beddome's Cat Snake
Scientific name: Boiga beddomei (Wall, 1909)
Species: B. beddomei
Adults: 0.80 m
Maximum: 1232mm(49in)
Toxin: Neurotoxic

Region: Beddome's cat snake, Boiga beddomei, is a species of colubrid snake found in Sri Lanka and India (Western Ghats,: Maharashtra to kerala, Tamil Nadu and Orissa.)

Description: Small to medium length, slightly compressed, medium bodied snake with a moderately long tail. Can grow to a maximum of about 1.30 metres. Head somewhat ovoid when viewed from above, distinct from neck with a rounded snout. Eyes are large in size with vertically elliptical pupils. Dorsal scales are smooth with single apical pits. The vertebral series is strongly enlarged. Ventrals are laterally angulate.
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